PBS NewsHour

How VA demand-supply mismatch led to widespread problems

Clip: 06/09/2014 | 8m 53s

A Veterans Affairs Department audit reveals that 57,000 veterans have been waiting 90 days or more for their first medical appointment at its hospitals and outpatient clinics. It also found that the 14-day wait time target was not attainable. Gwen Ifill talks to Ralph Ibson of the Wounded Warrior Project and Dr. Sam Foote, a former doctor in the Phoenix VA Health Care System.

Aired: 06/09/14

Rating: NR

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