updated Sat. December 16, 2023
April 18, 2018
An immediate and thorough investigation is needed of alleged substandard care at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs medical center in Leeds described ... Her allegations of substandard care in the VA health care system are part of a pattern of concerns raised by other whistleblowers in New England.
Kaiser Health News
April 18, 2018
A federal whistleblower complaint alleges that a major California insurer failed to pay an estimated $89 million in taxes on premium revenue as ... President Donald Trump's pick to be Veterans Affairs secretary is promising not to privatize the agency, a key Democratic senator said Tuesday, taking a stanceÃâÃÂ ...
Task & Purpose
April 17, 2018
The suicide of a veteran at John Cochran VA Medical Center in St. Louis last month is the latest in a string of such deaths on Veterans Affairs properties nationwide. Phillip Crews, 62, shot himself in the hospital's emergency room waiting area just after 4 a.m. on March 26, city and VA officials said.
April 1, 2018
Any hopes that the acquisition would lead to improved services were soon dashed when, last year, a whistleblower alerted authorities to Health Net's complete failure to schedule appointments for some veterans in New Hampshire, some of whom had to wait for longer than six months to schedule anÃâÃÂ ...
The Florida Times-Union
March 30, 2018
It's galling when leaders of federal agencies view taxpayer money like personal piggy banks — something we've seen recently in scandals involving the Housing and Urban Development and Veterans Affairs departments. It is an affront that we often only learn about through the courage of whistleblowers.
March 29, 2018
New Hampshire politicians want the Department of Veterans Affairs to follow through on the promises made by fired VA Secretary David Shulkin to fix the many problems that plague ... Last year, several whistle-blowers came forward with accounts of substandard care at the Manchester VA medical center.
The News Journal
March 26, 2018
Embattled Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin spent Monday morning speaking to Delaware veterans amid reports he could be ousted by ... Shulkin oversaw the creation of a 24-hour White House hotline for veteran complaints and an Office of Accountability and Whistleblower Protection at the VA,ÃâÃÂ ...
March 23, 2018
(CNN) At least one investigation has been launched into how a senior adviser to Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin hired on a temporary basis ended up with a coveted job ... The VA's Office of Accountability and Whistleblower Protection has opened an investigation into the issue, the agency said.
March 20, 2018
The American Federation of Government Employees is filing a grievance against the Veterans Affairs Department for the way the agency is implementing portions of the VA Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act. AFGE, which represents more than 220,000 VA employees, said the department'sÃâÃÂ ...