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Audit: Over 1,080 Kansas vets Awaiting VA Visits

KSAL StaffJune 9, 2014

The Department of Veterans Affairs says 110 Kansas veterans are waiting for appointments at VA hospitals and clinics for 90 days or more.  An additional 977 veterans in Kansas who have enrolled in the VA health care system during the past 10 years have never had appointments.

The audit released Monday shows 104 patients are on an electronic waiting list at the Robert J. Dole VA Medical Center in Wichita. Six are awaiting care through the VA Eastern Kansas Health Care System, which has facilities in Topeka and Leavenworth.

The federal department also says 636 veterans who enrolled for care at the Wichita center in the past decade never had an appointment. Another 341 who enrolled in Topeka or Leavenworth have not had an appointment.

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