Despite 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.
Federal 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.
Elite 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.
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.
The Texas Medical Association says it’s stepping up to help veterans facing treatment delays from an overtaxed federal Veterans Affairs health care system.
The 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.
Gov. 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.
Veterans 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 clinics in Dallas, Fort Worth and Bonham are under scrutiny from an audit team this week.
A 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.
Shortly after U.S. Army Scout Steve Blackman retired from the service, he says he slipped into depression. After seven years in the military, Blackman has PTSD. Then Blackman says it took the Veterans Administration (VA) more than two years to pay him full disability benefits.
Nearly 24 hours into the government shut down some North Texans told CBS 11 it’s not anger they feel, it’s hurt. Now those who have been fighting for more benefits, in some cases for years, are stuck waiting again.