State of the VA

Department of Veterans Affairs chief David Shulkin gave a 100-days State of the VA address, and he was candid about the problems with the VA and the hopes of correcting what needs to be fixed.

What’s concerning is that there have been 137 different assessments and studies about what’s wrong at the VA. It seems that somewhere along the line, officials would have just grabbed one assessment and started to fix whatever it pointed out, instead of letting 137 of them stack up.

One area of concern is access: how fast veterans can get an appointment. At this

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