It was over a year ago that the public learned of unacceptably long wait times and false record keeping at the Department of Veterans Affairs, resulting in shoddy care for our service men and women. Since then, instead of progress, we have been met with ongoing reports of delayed care, wasteful spending, and poor management.
Last February some colleagues and I presented an array of concrete and actionable proposals for VA health care reform in a report, “Fixing Veterans Health Care.” The report was the product of a six-month process of careful study and deliberation through which our bipartisan task force identified key challenges in the VA health care system and developed workable solutions.
Now we need everyone’s voices to make lasting change.
Read more in the Military Times: http://www.militarytimes.com/story/military/benefits/veterans/2015/10/04/commentary-making-case-va-transformation/73213092/