Monday, May 8, 2017

OIG Report: Over 100 Veterans Died Waiting For Care At Los Angeles VA


When are the VA horrors going to end?

Ed; When was the last time Government got rid of Any of its jackass 'better ideas'?

President Trump and every pubbie who rode in on his coat tails rode in promising to Repeal ObamaCare.

The voters, who are having their backs broken by O'care's hellish costs, haven't forgotten.

Via Free Beacon:

More than 100 veterans died while waiting for care at a Veterans Affairs hospital in Los Angeles, Calif., over a nine-month span ending in August 2015, according to a new government report.

The VA Office of Inspector General found in a recent healthcare inspection that 225 veterans at the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System facility died with open or pending consults between Oct. 1, 2015 and Aug. 9, 2015. Nearly half—117—of those patients died while experiencing delays in receiving care.

The inspector general reported that 43 percent of the 371 consults scheduled for patients who ended up dying were not timely because of a failure by VA employees to follow proper procedure. The report was unable to substantiate claims that patients died as a result of the delayed consults.

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Thank you Nick and Free Beacon. 

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