PBS NewsHour

Returning Veterans Face Backlog in Fight for Benefits

Clip: 03/29/2013 | 9m 5s

Returning from combat, many veterans face another battle: waiting for medical claims to be processed. A recent report found that 245,000 veterans wait a year or more for help from the Veterans Administration. Hari Sreenivasan talls with veterans as well as Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki about the delays and backlog.

Aired: 03/29/13

Rating: NR

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