By Ed Sykes and Mark Flatten | 07/22/14 11:54 AM
Senior Investigative Reporter Mark Flatten discusses the future of the Department of Veterans Affairs under Secretary nominee Bob McDonald.
By Steve Doty | 07/22/14 08:15 AM
The Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee this afternoon will examine President Obama's pick to be the head of the embattled department. Robert McDonald, tapped as President Obama's choice to replace Eric Shinseki, will field questions from Senate lawmakers this afternoon.
By Doug Lamborn | 07/18/14 02:00 PM
The men and women who volunteer to serve in the military are brave and selfless. They don't deserve to be served by a Department of Veterans Affairs more concerned with manipulating data for financial gain than with solving problems and serving our veterans with the best possible medical care.
By Kelly Cohen | 07/17/14 12:21 PM
Patients at Atlanta's Veterans Affairs hospital didn't get their medications on time because hospital staff lacked access to medication carts that actually worked, the VA's inspector general found.
By Mark Flatten | 07/09/14 09:18 AM
Cleaning up the scandal-ridden Department of Veterans Affairs will be the mission of Robert McDonald, an outsider and former Army Ranger with decades of high-level management experience in the private sector.
By Mark Flatten | 07/07/14 09:03 PM
Hefty performance bonuses were paid last year to 64 VA medical directors who oversaw hospitals, including some where patient wait lists were falsified and preventable patient deaths occurred.
By Mark Flatten | 06/20/14 03:14 PM
Every top manager of the Department of Veterans Affairs received a positive performance evaluation for the past four years, and 78 percent got a bonus in 2013, despite a string of patient deaths and falsification of records related to patient wait times, according to congressional testimony...
By Mark Flatten | 06/18/14 04:52 PM
Top managers at the Department of Veterans Affairs have been held “accountable” for preventable patient deaths, falsified records and long backlogs in care. What that means is not clear.
By Mark Flatten | 06/09/14 04:32 PM
Long delays, falsified records, lavish bonuses and wasteful spending have defined a series of scandals across the Department of Veterans Affairs. Here are some of the top players who have come to define the agency's failures.
By Mark Flatten | 06/09/14 09:47 PM
Prosecuting Department of Veterans Affairs officials who broke the law and firing those who deliberately manipulated reported wait times to hide long backlogs is the surest way of ending fraudulent practices, the agency's interim inspector general told a House committee Monday. “It comes...
By Washington Examiner | 06/09/14 04:51 PM
There are two especially sad aspects of former Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki's recent departure from that position. The first is his observation that “I can't explain the lack of integrity among some of the leaders of our health care facilities. This is something I rarely...
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