Originally Posted by deerslayer
Well, other than a massive class-action suit, I don't know what would get their attention, as the VA and most military-run hospitals are busy cleaning their acts up after the healthcare scandal.
The VA has been trying to reshape its image for years, as the VA wants to become the Medical Provider of choice among eligible Veterans, and not just the one Veterans go to when there is no other choice.
The trouble at Walter Reed has nothing to do with the VA, even though when I read the paper and watch the News I see and hear the words "Veterans Care" used when talking about the trouble at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.
The VA still has over 150 hospitals (for the time being), 875 Community Based Outpatient Clinics, over 130 Nursing Homes, and many more Medical Care Centers, and, the VA still has room to grow, as there are some 25 million Veterans in the US, and more on the way.
Even though the VA cares for over 5 million, there is always room for more, and the VA wants more to use the VA System, because if it is not used, it will go away.