Problems with the VA Healthcare System

Radio Times, a live interview show out of WHYY in Philly and NPR Sirius: Marty Moss-Coane talks with three guests: COLBY BUZZELL, a former infantryman in the U.S. Army and the author of Lost in America: A Dead-End Journey, AARON GLANTZ, a staff reporter for the Center for Investigative Reporting, and MARK THOMPSON, a Pulitzer Prize reporter who covers national security and the military for Time magazine. 

On Friday, Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki resigned amidst the growing scandal over access, secret waiting lists, and bad management at V.A. hospitals around the country. But will this change the problems that many veterans say are endemic across the V.A. healthcare system? Today, we look at what’s wrong with the V.A. healthcare system and if it can be fixed. 

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