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Feinstein asks VA chief to review wait times at California facilities
Feinstein asks VA chief to review wait times at California facilities

California Sen. Dianne Feinstein on Monday called on the Department of Veterans Affairs to immediately review wait times for appointments at VA facilities in California, citing reports of veterans facing waits of up to 90 days at Los Angeles and Long Beach VA facilities. In a letter to acting VA Secretary Sloan Gibson, Feinstein asked for a response in 10 business days. A VA spokesman said the department has received Feinstein's letter and will respond. The letter comes after the VA inspector general last week reported systemic problems throughout the nation in scheduling veterans for medical care, including manipulating records to hide long waits for appointments. At the Phoenix...

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