What's Being Done to Stop VA Mismanagement
President Obama has vowed to get to the bottom of lapses in treatment at Veterans Affairs Department-managed health care facilities nationwide, and to hold VA employees responsible if allegations of secret waiting lists and falsified documents prove true. Look here for our latest coverage.
October 27, 2014 The lack of faith spreads from elected officials to federal institutions.
August 12, 2014 Don't let a crisis of leadership drag down your organization's performance.
August 1, 2014 At least some of the emphasis should be on what VA is doing right.
July 24, 2014 Divide over additional funding for the department threatens House-Senate conference negotiations.
July 8, 2014 Federal employee advocates question legality, say process in place to ensure fairness.
July 2, 2014 From Procter & Gamble to one of government’s biggest bureaucracies.
June 30, 2014 McDonald will inherit a scandal-plagued department with few easy fixes.
June 30, 2014 VA nurse manager in New York was threatened with unpaid suspension after voicing concerns about patient care and retaliation.
June 27, 2014 Disability claims aren't the only ones clogging up the system.
June 24, 2014 Lawmakers still must bridge major divides before they’ll be able to agree on reform bill.
June 24, 2014 Phoenix records were altered at least seven times since last October, clerk tells CNN.
June 23, 2014 Acting secretary responds to whistleblowers with 14-day medical office review.
June 9, 2014 Reid says the chamber will vote as soon as a bill is ready.
June 9, 2014 The SES pay system will make it difficult to attract needed talent.
June 6, 2014 Lawmakers still have many options to consider.
June 5, 2014 Measure also includes provisions aimed at reducing veterans' wait times for care.
June 4, 2014 Key jobs remain vacant as the Senate deals with treatment of veterans and a backlog of nominees.
June 2, 2014 That was the fate suffered by the first head of the Veterans Bureau.
May 28, 2014 Republican’s proposal also would remove red tape from firing workers involved in latest scandal.
May 28, 2014 Two patients in their 20s died unexpectedly after being treated at the facility.
May 28, 2014 Department will return to 30-day waiting lists before outsourcing appointments to non-VA facilities.
May 27, 2014 The Veterans Affairs system is completely different from Obamacare.
May 21, 2014 The president called reports of mismanagement of veterans' medical care 'disgraceful,' but stands by the department's secretary.
May 20, 2014 Obama, Bush, Congress, and presidents going back to JFK all bear some of the responsibility.
May 16, 2014 A bill that would enhance the department secretary’s authority to sack poor performers at scandal-plagued VA hits the floor Wednesday.
May 16, 2014 Dr. Robert Petzel was the department’s undersecretary for health.
May 16, 2014 The burgeoning scandal at VA may have legs.
May 15, 2014 Website allows employees to air complaints of wrongdoing; investigators will try to follow up.
May 15, 2014 The candidate made taking care of veterans a pledge and a priority.
May 14, 2014 Shinseki unlikely to heed calls that he step down as IG probe continues.
April 10, 2014 But VA officials warn against widespread punishment for what they see as a limited problem.
April 3, 2014 One hurdle is paying for measures improving mental health care.
December 23, 2013 Doctors combine assessment tools and analytics to address high-risk cases early.
October 29, 2013 Democrat-sponsored legislation would cap performance award budget at $345 million annually.
September 5, 2013 House Veterans' Affairs Committee launches website to hold managers accountable.
August 30, 2013 Ruling cites Supreme Court's rejection of DOMA.
August 23, 2013 Every physician in GAO's random sample received performance pay.
July 19, 2013 House and Senate spending bills differ on proposed pay cut, bonus freeze for top officials.
June 25, 2013 Department’s letter to vets is 'inappropriate' given sensitivity of the issue, say lawmakers.