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Read the review of alleged patient deaths, wait times and scheduling practices at the Phoenix VA Health Care System. The Report was done by the VA Office of Inspector General. More>>

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VA: No proof delays in care caused vets to die

VA: No proof delays in care caused vets to die VA: No proof delays in care caused vets to die
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Revelations that as many as 40 veterans died while awaiting care from the Phoenix VA rocked the agency last spring, exposing a system in which veterans waited months for care while VA employees falsified records to cover up the delays. More>>

Compromise VA bill includes new clinic in Phoenix

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A new walk-in clinic in Phoenix is among new Veterans Affairs medical facilities that would be opened under a House-Senate compromise bill to shorten delays in treating veterans. More>>

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VA: Glenn Costie named acting director of Phoenix VA

Glenn Costie will become acting Phoenix VA Director beginning July 9. Glenn Costie will become acting Phoenix VA Director beginning July 9.
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The Department of Veterans Affairs announced Friday that Glenn Costie will serve as acting director of the Phoenix VA Health Care System beginning on July 9. More>>

VA hospital in Prescott flagged for more probes

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One Veterans Affairs Department facility in Prescott has been flagged for further review following a nationwide audit of the agency's troubled appointment process. More>>

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Acting VA secretary: Audit on patient wait times coming Monday Video included

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Acting VA Secretary Sloan Gibson made the announcement Thursday during a visit to the Phoenix health care facility that was the initial focus of a scandal over veterans and wait times. More>>

Shinseki ousts Phoenix VA hospital leadership; orders fixes Video included

Embattled Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki said Friday he underestimated the depth of problems in the VA system and announced several fixes, including removal of senior leaders at the Phoenix VA hospital and elimination of performance awards for VA leaders in 2014. More>>

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The Veterans Health Administration has released an interim report on the investigation into the Phoenix VA. More>>

House approves bill to speed firings at VA

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The House has approved a bill to give the Veterans Affairs secretary more authority to fire or demote senior executives at the agency. More>>

Obama aide tasked with VA review coming to Phoenix

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One of President Barack Obama's closest advisers is headed to Phoenix as the Veterans Affairs Department grapples with allegations of treatment delays and preventable deaths at the Arizona VA hospital system. More>>

Embattled VA Secretary Shinseki refusing to resign

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Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki is brushing aside calls for his resignation in the wake of reports of 40 deaths because of delayed treatment at a Phoenix VA hospital. More>>

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Here are the key players in an investigation into allegations of corruption, manipulation, secret waiting lists and unnecessary deaths at the Phoenix VA Medical Center. More>>

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