The Department of Veterans Affairs says it has made “tremendous progress” in reducing a disability claims backlog that reached above 600,000 early last year.
It’s a story that continues to raise eyebrows across the country. A scathing audit of the VA nationwide reveals thousands of vets waited months just to get doctor appointments. Tuesday, the acting secretary of Veterans Affairs visited Baltimore’s Medical Center.
Worse than we knew. A scathing audit of the VA nationwide reveals thousands of vets waited months just to get a doctor’s appointment–including veterans right here in Baltimore. The widespread problems included a cover-up with records falsified to hide the problem.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is launching a new program in Frederick that aims to prepare severely wounded veterans for careers in federal contracting.