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Audit: More than 57,000 await first VA appointment

Audit: More than 57,000 await first VA appointment

Audit: More than 57,000 await first VA appointment

This Monday photo shows the VA Health...


WASHINGTON — More than 57,000 U.S. military veterans have been waiting 90 days or more for their first VA medical appointments, and an additional 64,000 appear to have fallen through the cracks, never getting appointments after enrolling, the government said Monday in a report newly demonstrating how deep and widespread the problem is.


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