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V.A. Hospitals / Waiting List Scandal / Los Angeles / A Discussion #1080378

CNN Evening News for Friday, Mar 13, 2015
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) President Obama's meeting with the new V.A. director about the scandal over waiting lists for the treatment of veterans reported; photos shown.

(Drew Griffin) The wait list problem at the Los Angeles V.A. hospital system examined; details given from wait records for appointments. [Last month, before Congress, L.A. Dr. Sky McDOUGAL?- says the wait time is four days.] V.A. statements about the waits quoted. The issue of veterans' wait times, the V.A.'s "funny math" & the Congressional investigation into the numbers report discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with V.A. Rehabilitation American Legion director Louis Celli@ about the wait issue. [CELLI - talks about the veterans & the Choice Act to eliminate delays for new patients.]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson
Duration:
00:08:50

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