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American Veterans: Culture Change Needed to Fix Broken Health Care Systemi
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Brian Padden
May 21, 2014 11:23 PM
As Americans commemorate Memorial Day to honor the country's fallen soldiers, a scandal is unfolding that highlights the federal government’s failure to properly care for veterans. As VOA’s Brian Padden reports, fraud and neglect at the Veterans Administration reportedly have forced thousands of veterans to wait months to see a doctor and reportedly even caused some to die because of a lack of treatment.

American Veterans: Culture Change Needed to Fix Broken Health Care System

Brian Padden

Published May 21, 2014

As Americans commemorate Memorial Day to honor the country's fallen soldiers, a scandal is unfolding that highlights the federal government’s failure to properly care for veterans. As VOA’s Brian Padden reports, fraud and neglect at the Veterans Administration reportedly have forced thousands of veterans to wait months to see a doctor and reportedly even caused some to die because of a lack of treatment.


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