VA health care

Sen. Blunt: VA Health Problems are Obama's FaultMissouri's Republican Senator says the blame for problems in the VA health system lie squarely with the Obama Administration.
VA Audit: St. Louis Hospital's Wait Time is 6th Worst in NationThe audit found an 86-day wait at the St. Louis center—the 6th worst in the nation.
VA: 1,400 Patients in St. Louis Were Never SeenThe VA on Monday released details of an audit of 731 VA hospitals and outpatient clinics.
Despite Call for Action, Few Lawmakers on VA CommitteesThey're all beating the drum on behalf of our veterans now, but when it comes to overseeing the Veterans Administration on Capitol Hill, most lawmakers are Missing in Action.
Blunt, McCaskill Urge Accountability for VA Veterans Affairs leaders need to be held accountable, Missouri's U.S. senators said Wednesday.
Sen. Blunt: Allow Veterans Care at Private FacilitiesAs hearings on the VA scandals continue in Washington, the Missouri senator is responding to calls to add more staff to handle the influx of new veterans.
Survey: Missouri Veterans Happy With VA ServicesThat's according to a new, unscientific survey of 352 Missouri vets, conducted by Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill.
Sen. Kirk Wants Probe of New VA Hospital ClaimsU.S. Sen. Mark Kirk said Thursday that there is new evidence of a "culture of corruption'' at a veterans hospital in suburban Chicago.
St. Louis VA Hospital Responds to Whistleblower ClaimsThe VA hospital says they've conducted a thorough review of their productivity, and found their psychiatrists are treating 14 patients per day.
Sen. Blunt: Don't Fire VA SecretaryDespite a huge scandal unfolding, which may have cost veterans' lives, U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt says not to fire VA Secretary Eric Shinseki.
Lax Psychiatric Care Alleged at St. Louis VA HospitalDr. Jose Mathews claims that veterans often wait a month or more for mental health treatment because psychiatrists and other staff members are so lax in their work.

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