Skip to comments.A FED-UP VETERAN BLASTS VA’S ‘LIE, DELAY, DENY’ ABYSS
Posted on 06/18/2014 7:42:16 AM PDT by lbryce
They dont care.
As Obama administration officials pivot like haywire jewelry-box ballerinas to divert attention away from the nationwide Veterans Affairs disgrace, a reader who has been fighting the system urged me to urge Capitol Hill and the American public to stay focused.
This former Special Forces soldier and medic served his country for 25 years. He worked in the health care field managing military field medical clinics. I know how health care is supposed to run, even in austere or low-budget environments, he says. And in his nightmarish, ongoing experience, the VA is an epic, deadly, monstrous failure. He minces no words: Theyre getting billions of dollars, and they treat veterans like s-t. Theres no accountability, no buy-in, among civilian unionized employees. We mean nothing to them. Its like going to the DMV for your health care.
Over the past four years, the veteran tells me, he has been under direct VA care for two major line-of-duty-related injuries, including one combat-related injury. One of the medical centers that treated him or rather mistreated him and maltreated him is the Coatesville, Pa., VA. Its the same facility where four vets died due to medical malpractice, leading to nearly $1.4 million in settlements to vets families, according to The Center for Investigative Reporting.
The harrowing cases included two fatal failures to monitor patients, improper management of a psychiatric patient, and wrongful diagnosis or misdiagnosis of a patient
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I have been screwed by the VA for, oh let’s see, since 2011.
Move along, nothing to see here.
“, leading to nearly $1.4 million in settlements to vets families”
And once again, probably 1/2 million to lawyers that make their take on both sides.
If only he were an alien child....
but look buddy, you’re covered and it is all free...
and as a bonus, you get to die in this splendid, monumental edifice built to glorify the gov’t.