NM Senator calls for VA investigation

NM Senator calls for VA investigation

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Senator Tom Udall is calling for federal authorities to expand their investigation into alleged secret waiting lists at Veterans hospitals in New Mexico and other states.

He says he’s outraged at the ongoing allegations that the Phoenix VA Health Care System, and possibly others, were covering up the extent of their waiting lists.

In some cases veterans even died waiting for appointments.

Udall says the New Mexico VA Health Care System is in the process of hiring a new director.

He says that person should be told whether similar management failures happened here.

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