An investigative report released last week helped to shed some light on an issue that is plaguing America's veterans. According to the report, 1,700 veterans waiting to see a doctor at a Phoenix Veterans Affairs hospital were in fact missing from an official waiting last. The report also revealed that the Veterans Affiars Department is short by 400 doctors. But the National Journal reported that the shortage of doctors is not merely limited to the VA.
A new IRS rule prohibits large employers from canceling their plans and dumping their employees onto the ObamaCare exchanges.
The May 28 release of a scathing Veterans Administration Office of Inspector General report on dishonest scheduling practices at the VA clinics in the Phoenix, Arizona, area has produced calls for — and reports of — investigations for criminal prosecution of the rogue officials who wrote the fraudulent reports.
While Americans are already experiencing a rise in their health insurance premiums because of ObamaCare, it seems taxpayers may also see an increase in their taxes as a result of the costliness of Medicaid — also attributable to the new healthcare law.
The emerging cover-up of long waiting periods for care at Veterans Administration hospitals has burgeoned into national news in recent weeks, with “secret waiting lists” being exposed in half a dozen or more locations and President Obama calling for an inspector-general inquiry into the matter.