Veterans Affairs

28 Charged In North Texas Workers' Compensation Fraud CaseMore than two dozen people face charges in a $9.5 million workers' compensation bogus billing investigation in North Texas.
Clinton Pushes Back On Veteran Health IssuesHillary Clinton is outlining steps to improve the Department of Veterans Affairs, pushing back against calls by Republicans to privatize the sprawling health care system for those who have served in the military.
Long Wait Times Persist At Texas VA ClinicsDespite a nationwide push to lessen the wait times for veterans seeking health care, VA medical facilities across Texas have shown little to no sustained progress.
Investigators: Shooter At Texas VA Hospital Was Ex-EmployeeFederal officials say a man suspected of fatally shooting a doctor and himself at an El Paso veterans' clinic was a former clerk who had threatened the doctor in 2013.
Conversations With Veterans: Howard Wasdin's Success Post Military LifeElite Navy SEAL sniper Howard Wasdin survived the infamous battle made famous in the hit movie “Black Hawk Down,” but medical retirement and coming home, presented him with challenges he never expected.
US Rep: FBI To Probe Central Texas VA facility Rep. Carter said he had heard allegations of scheduling appointments being delayed to secure bonuses for managers, as well as papers being shredded to obstruct any investigation.
Texas Medical Group Starts Veterans' Care Registry The Texas Medical Association says it's stepping up to help veterans facing treatment delays from an overtaxed federal Veterans Affairs health care system.
Veterans Neglected By Guardians Paid To Protect Their MoneyThe VA System in crisis, facing a backlog of thousands of veterans in need of health care. Now, new details are being uncovered by the CBS 11 I-Team about another issue of systematic neglect -- this time affecting the bank accounts of aging veterans.
Perry Proposes Plan For Texas VA BacklogGov. Rick Perry was set to announce Thursday efforts to identify Texas hospitals that are willing to take more patients out of backlogged Veterans Affairs facilities.
Obama Accepts VA Secretary's ResignationVeterans Affairs secretary Eric Shinseki has resigned amid troubles in the VA health care system. President Obama said he accepted the resignation with "considerable regret."
VA Teams Conduct Face-to-Face Audit in North TexasVA clinics in Dallas, Fort Worth and Bonham are under scrutiny from an audit team this week.
Claims Of Hiring Discrimination At Dallas VA Medical CenterA team from the Department of Veterans Affairs will look into claims of racism, and discrimination at the North Texas VA Medical Center. The claims were made in a letter from the union that represents employees at the VA.
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