Skip to comments.Watchdog: 115-day appointment wait at Phoenix VA
Posted on 05/28/2014 12:00:55 PM PDT by QT3.14
Veterans at the Phoenix veterans hospital waited on average 115 days for their first medical appointment, which is 91 days longer than the hospital reported, the Department of Veteran Affairs' internal watchdog said Wednesday.
The news brought immediate calls for the resignation of Veterans Secretary Eric Shinseki from Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla., chairman of the House Veterans' Affairs Committee, and Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz.
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No firings and no charges? One might begin to think that these leftist degenerates hate veterans. Of course, the VA hospitals have nicely groomed lawns and have new furniture in the offices of the incompetent, worthless administrators.
Just a hint of what the whole country will be going through under Commiecare.
So, why don’t they just go down to the Tucson VA?
The wait time is because the doctors are on salary and are not paid on a per-patient basis. Therefore they have no incentive to see more than a couple a day during office hours.
The cheapest and most callous medical “ care “ possible. Those sick veterans who manage to survive 115 days to see a doctor are probably going to get well (or already have gotten over whatever ailed them) anyway. Meanwhile, a whole bunch ( including many of the sickest, who would have needed more care in many cases ) are neatly dispensed with by just letting them die. Yet another way of Transforming Amerika by weakening our defense forces (who is gonna sign up when this is how they’re treated?!) elections have consequences.
And Barack Obama’s response was
Had ENOUGH Yet ?