The VA is the largest provider of medical care in the nation. Many of their facilities, but not all, are failing to provide the care our veterans need.
As Written By Jessie Jane Duff for AllenBWest.com:
In just a month, we’ve heard many tragic stories about veterans seeking care from Veterans Affairs. The first happened in November, when a young Iowa veteran committed suicide after he was told he had to wait 5 to 6 weeks for an appointment for severe headaches, which he feared were related to a previous tumor.
Elsewhere, a veteran in an Oklahoma VA hospital died and maggots were found in his wounds after the family begged for his bandages to be changed. Then, another veteran died in a Florida VA hospital and his body was left in a shower room for 9 hours to decompose. Yet the employees tried to cover up the egregious mistake. These incidents are just three, but every month, there are others just like them.
The Department of Veterans Affairs claims it’s an equal opportunity provider. The veteran for this great nation is young, old, male, female, every race and every religion. And all too often they are equally denied the adequate healthcare they earned serving this great nation.
We’ve elected Donald J. Trump to drain the swamp, and the one group yelling out louder than ever before are the 22.5 million veterans in this nation. Yet most of those veterans don’t use the medical services for the VA. Quite simply, why would they use a medical system continually in the news month after month with another failure?
However, nine million veterans do use the medical care provided by the VA often because it’s their only option. They deserve to have the confidence in the government healthcare they must use as do most Americans have when they step into a private hospital.
The VA is the largest provider of medical care in the nation. Many of their facilities, but not all, are failing to provide the care our veterans need. Often veterans wait months for their claims for their disability rating to be assigned upon exiting the military. We’ve heard about waiting months just to get a medical appointment – many veterans have even died waiting.
This summer we heard reports of vermin infestation overrunning the kitchen of a suburban Chicago Veterans Affairs hospital. It was so severe,……
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