VA chief: 10 percent of vets wait at least 30 days for VA appointment, double previous count

  • by: MATTHEW DALY , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 18, 2014 - 5:34 PM

WASHINGTON — About 10 percent of veterans seeking medical care at VA hospitals and clinics have to wait at least 30 days for an appointment — more than twice the percentage of veterans the government said last week were forced to endure long waits, the acting veterans affairs secretary said Wednesday.

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