VA Health Care

VA Health Care

Amid stepped up scrutiny of allegations that secret waiting lists were used to cover up long delays for doctors’ appointments at VA hospitals, Secretary Eric Shinseki will testify next Thursday before the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee, according to Sen. Bernie Sanders, the committee chairman. “The VA provides good quality health care to hundreds of thousands of veterans every single day and veterans have told us in very strong numbers that they appreciate the quality care,” Sanders told The New York Times. “I have no doubt that there are problems, and our job is to ascertain the problems in an honest and nonpolitical way and address them as best as we can.”

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