VA secretary: Number of referrals to private doctors increasing significantly

  • by: ADRIAN SAINZ , Associated Press
  • Updated: August 13, 2014 - 6:08 PM

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Department of Veterans Affairs is significantly increasing its referrals of veterans to private doctors following a scandal over lengthy patient waiting times at many VA hospitals and clinics and falsified appointment records, VA Secretary Robert McDonald said Wednesday.

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