Skip to comments.VA staffers ignored veterans' needs so they could work on ObamaCare
Posted on 07/06/2014 3:40:18 PM PDT by kingattax
The two biggest, most corrupt disasters in the history of Big Government collide, as whistleblower Scott Davis from the Atlanta branch of the VA tells the same story we've heard many times before, from around the country - 17,000 veterans' applications for health care were hidden or destroyed, to cook the books and make top officials look good - and then drops this bombshell in an interview with Neil Cavuto of Fox News:
Cavuto: When you say to hit goals, is the goal a dollar goal or is it get the applications complete? Sometimes keep on top of this so there are no delays, or is it keep on top of it and get rid of something that could hurt our numbers?
Davis: Well, for what Ive witnessed, it's based on a performance goal.
Cavuto: How is that performance measured?
Davis: That performance is measured based on our ability to turn around an application from beginning to end within a five-day turn around. There's an acceptable percentage that we have to have, which is in excess of 80% for all applications that comes into that office. What you find is that there's extensive pressure on the staff to process applications, to focus our attention to applications based on specific campaigns. For example, I shared with your producer that we actually put incoming applications aside so we could focus on the ACA related applications that came in over last summer. That's wrong. We should treat each veteran equally and focus on applications, as they come in, not because of special campaigns coming out of D.C.
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Criminals. Yea...the government really cares about Veterans.
Then why is it taking two or three YEARS to get an adjudication?
So how many applications do they really process? Maybe 50,000 to 100,000 a year?
I despise this regime with the white-hot intensity of a thousand suns.
A special place in hell awaits every single one of them.
wow. Obama and the Dems killed vets. who knew?
The VA is hoping that no one discusses the problems in their claim processing. The scheduling problems for medical care are bad, but I’m betting there’s some thievery going on in claims processing. And if they had a “Bad Boy List” for medical care, you can bet that there’s a “Bad Boy List” for claims.
And I’m sure I’m on it. I have a friend in Des Moines who bludgeoned his way to 100% through a period of about 10 years and half the time they were so frustrated with him that they wanted to call the cops.
Maybe they have to check with the NSA to find out if the vet contributed to Republican candidates or conservative causes.
The VA needs to be shut down... vouchers can be given to vets so they can buy care that comes with dignity. To hell with the VA...
And they are working on the illegal kids too. So that leaves our Veterans with very little health care.
These are all FR posted
$252 per day to house illegal invaders @ 4 Military bases.
That comes to $91,980 per year for ONE KID.
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