Administrators were using the secret lists to disguise the real wait time for a veteran to receive medical care.
The Veterans Administration medical center at Jefferson Barracks is under fire from a woman who says her relative was kept in a room brimming with trash and filth.
As 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.
A family says their son, an Iraq War veteran who was killed during a police standoff over Memorial Day weekend, was denied mental care from the Kansas City VA Medical Center.
Missouri Senator Roy Blunt says he asked officials at the John Cochran VA Medical Center point-blank about a whistleblower’s allegations of delays in mental health treatment and doctors slacking off.
On Memorial Day, local military veterans also had the opportunity to discuss the current VA health care scandal with friends and former comrades.
Wagner said that Secretary Shinseki has failed to fulfill his mission at the VA.
With the investigation into problems at the VA hospital in Phoenix now underway, Missouri lawmakers are asking the Obama administration to look at allegations of delays in mental health treatment in St. Louis.
Mathews was head of psychiatry at the VA before he came forward to say that doctors were treating only half the mental health patients they had the capacity to handle.
While the outrage continues over the secret waiting list at the VA Hospital in Phoenix, local veterans are apparently happy with the treatment they’re getting from the VA facilities in the St. Louis area.