Inspector general says 1,700 veterans awaiting care at Phoenix VA hospital left off wait list

  • by: MATTHEW DALY , Associated Press
  • Updated: May 28, 2014 - 10:30 PM

WASHINGTON — About 1,700 veterans in need of care were "at risk of being lost or forgotten" after being kept off the official waiting list at the troubled Phoenix veterans hospital, the Veterans Affairs watchdog said Wednesday in a scathing report that increases pressure on Secretary Eric Shinseki to resign.

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