New Law Would Force Veterans Affairs To Report Disciplined Doctors

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Veterans Affairs Disciplined Doctors

A new law proposed by two key senators will force the Department of Veterans Affairs to no longer cover up for bad doctors disciplined by the agency.

For years, VA has failed to report disciplinary actions taken against doctors to a national database designed to hold bad doctors accountable when they cross state lines to keep practicing medicine.

Following a lengthy USA Today investigation, the outcry from Americans has resulted in lawmakers taking action. Those lawmakers have proposed a new law aimed at forcing VA to disclose the discipline to the national database.

Veterans Affairs Reporting

According to USA Today:

The bill, co-sponsored by Sens. Dean Heller, R-Nev., and Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., would also require the VA to report discipline within 30 days to state medical boards and bar the agency from purging negative records from clinicians’ personnel files as part of severance deals.

The bipartisan measure follows an investigation by USA TODAY that found the VA has for years concealed poor care and mistakes by its medical workers. The agency has routinely agreed to scrap firing orders and other records of poor performance in secret settlement agreements with departing clinicians.

Under a nearly 30-year-old policy, the VA only reports discipline against medical doctors and dentists to the national database — not nurses, podiatrists, physicians’ assistants or countless other types of practitioners. And the agency can take several months, or even years, to report any providers to state boards responsible for regulating licenses and yanking them when necessary.

Good Luck Increasing VA Transparency

While this sounds good on paper, I have no doubt VA will find ways around reporting doctors to effectively facilitate more obfuscation of truth and safety for veterans.

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VA consistently rebuffs its adverse event reporting by burying it within various quality assurance reporting schemes that preclude public disclosure of wrongful acts.

Wrongful acts by clinicians are not the only problems facing veterans that fail exposure to daylight, and until Congress forces everything into the light, veterans will continue to get picked off by bad VA employees of every type.

Source: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2017/11/09/senators-author-bill-forcing-va-report-problem-providers-requiring-more-faster-reporting-problem-va/846269001/

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T
T
First off; The VA nor the contractors will do much against incompetence, those who order subordinates to threaten us, to lie in our files, harass us, any forms of professional mis-conduct, the deletion of communications to info in our files, etc. “Their witnesses” out number a veteran asking simple questions or mentioning the slightest complaint. The liars, psychopaths, activist, any of those so-called “professionals” or “highly trained by the VA and state’s medical schools” are in total control of all the paper-work, files, all of it. The only way around it all is to have recorders and video cameras sticking… Read more »
OHIO VA NEPOTISM
OHIO VA NEPOTISM
Dear Ben Krause (Airforce Veteran) and Chris Attig (U.S. Army Veteran, Artillery) 1. It is no f*cking sense. How down here in Ohio at these VAs: Akron Ohio Waterloo Road, and Wade Park Louis Stoke VA Cleveland Ohio, how these three doctors and these VA Employees in Ohio: Lie, falsify, create “False Narratives” omit injuries and symptom from medical notes. Decieve the vulnerable veterans, lose medical records, lose legal testimony, intentionally misdiagnoses, mask, and cover up symptoms by giving large amounts of meds and engage in mal-practive with absolute impunity, Fail to move past the point of injury in service,… Read more »
OHIO VA NEPOTISM
OHIO VA NEPOTISM
Title: The VAs Dr Frankenstein. Aka: “The Monster of Shaker Heights” cleveland Ohio Dear Mr. Ben Krause (AIrforce Veteran) and Mr. Chris Attig (U.S. Army Veteran Artillery) 1. PETER M. BARACH NPI#1396773610 Ohio License #3280 Ohio. This Peter Barach works at the Wade Park Louis Stokes VA Cleveland Ohio. Peter Barach is a Non Veteran (Draft Dodger 1970-1973) Jewish/Catholic doing “Hatchet Job” C and P Exams on disabled former soldiers and injured veterans. What Peter Barach is doing is creating “FALSE NARRATIVES” on C and P Exam by “Cherry Picking” medical notes from only certain other Non Veteran Draft Dodging… Read more »
CorpsmanUp!
CorpsmanUp!

Ben,
I would seriously like to see this happen with VA attorneys as well. Even though their is a code among attorneys., those bad actors havr to be stopped as well.
You can start with VA counsel Region 4.

TaB
TaB

Include Atlanta. Attorney there threatened to use my responses in a deposition to file perjury charges against me.

Yep. With VA intimidation, no one will dare come forward.

Lem
Lem

How much abuse happens that we don’t even know about. I was given a contra indicated medication for atonic diagnosed seizures 27 years ago and didn’t discover it until this year. 5 months of getting worse and complaining. After finally weaning myself off the drug, Tegretol, the VA refused to give me a different medication until one was prescribed for me in a civilian neurobehavioral ward the Denver VA sent me to because they had no beds in the Denver VA. 24 years of hell that didn’t need to happen.

Lem
Lem

I often wonder if I was being used as a Gini pig to study the adverse effects of the drug on atonic, absence and complex partial seizures. The drug had been approved for 22 years so the side effects should have been know by 1990.

sepp dietrich
sepp dietrich

if you’re in colorado, you can take cannabis to control seizures. why would anyone still take toxic drugs? it seems like you can read. you may want to try reading some cannabis research. or, you could just try it and see for yourself.

Anjanette
Anjanette

Why insult with ‘seems like you can read’….does the VA pay for this? Perhaps it is an issue of money. Many, like me, get our prescriptions paid for by the VA. Even if I lived in Colorado, I couldn’t afford to buy Cannabis Oils. I have a seizure disorder, among other things and would love to try it. Isn’t going to happen on my budget though. Hell, the va has handed a basket full of meds I’d love to throw out…it is ridiculous.

james gallegos

hopefully the voters will make it legal in ur state. a 12 yr old girl suffering from seizures moved with her family from texas and reported that her seizures have improved by 99%.

she is also suing Sessions to legalize her medication nation wide, so she can visit her family in texas without social services taking her away from her family.

this medication has helped many veterans with ptsd. way better than booze.

US Army Chairborne
US Army Chairborne
Colorado has many caregivers that will grow your plants for you or help you grow your own medicinal grade cannabis. I can affirm there are many strains that alleviate medical symptoms and symptoms caused by chemical medications. Anything you can do that is non harmful that reduces your quantity or need for chemical medications is a win. I soldier through a lot and try to use the least amount of medication possible. Vaporized cannabis oil really helps my giveashitometer, reduces my stress and helps me forget about the myriad of conditions I am enduring. It only works by using the… Read more »
Crazy elf
Crazy elf

My thoughts this fine gloomy Monday morning is;
“FUCK THE VA!”
The VA fucks over veterans nationwide, shut it down and let vets go outside. At least outside we can hold healthcare providers responsible for their fuckups!
Plus, it will cost the taxpayers less money!

(Lastly, I’ve got a sneaky suspicion there’s a purge coming against lots of reprobates in the civilian and government agencies! VA included!)

namnibor
namnibor

Sorry, sounds all warm & fuzzy but this cynic will believe the VA would obey yet another proposed or passed law the same day I an enlightened that the VA has engineered a fully operational flying pig. Until the patient advocates are flying, Vets are still dying…the God Syndrome crowd will *always* protect their own paths to the Veteran cookie jar…hope you know this is yet another football about to be yanked by Lucy on we Charlie Browns. Wait for it…this has ALL happened before.

namnibor
namnibor

One of the troubling definitions of ‘Discipline’- The rigor or training effect of experience; adversity. Behavior & Order maintained by training & control; training to act within accordance to set rules; to punish or penalize in order to train, control, correct; chastise.
^
Seems to be the oath of VA Disruptive Behavior Committee members to me..all centers around that thing called ‘control’.

namnibor
namnibor

…and “rigor”…repurposed/redefined in the VA’s case, ‘rigamortis’.

Seymore Klearly
Seymore Klearly
The bill, co-sponsored by Sens. Dean Heller, R-Nev., and Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., that would require the VA to report discipline within 30 days to state medical boards and bar the agency from purging negative records from clinicians’ personnel files as part of severance deals is nothing more than Swamp activity. It is Nothing but a couple of swamp creatures being forced to crawl out of the shadows up on to some rocks to sun themselves in the public eye and grab some headlines at the expense of Veterans. Both are in it just to claim they did something for Veterans… Read more »
namnibor
namnibor

Bingo! Instead of a horse & pony show it’s a swamp gas smokescreen and the congress critter equiv. of a loud….”Hu–rr-r-UM-ph-hh-h”.

Seymore Klearly
Seymore Klearly

No doubt their next preprogramed steps will to get a few pic of themselves sunning with the loonies in the funny hats. American legion and DAV types.

namnibor
namnibor

There was a local AL chapt. somewhere in OH and want to think around Dayton area, that was on local news stating they were piss poor and out of $$$ for their lodge and blah, blah…I changed the channel as it baffles me how Vets still waiting for promised wheelchairs or ramps to get into their homes and/or service dogs promised, but poor cuddly wuddly funny hatters are all poor woe is me…our lodge needs a fixin’….grrrrr….self-serving tripe…

namnibor
namnibor

Also, both the American Legion & DAV were all the way up Big Pharma’s asses for Ohio’s Issue 2….since January 1, 2017 to just a week ago…countless tens of millions spent on that with the VSO’s also endorsing and spending time on commercials instead of helping Vets…and now they are out of $$$??? Hmmm,

T
T
Trump is doing a piss poor job of “draining the swamp.” “http://fox59.com/2017/11/13/president-trump-names-former-lilly-executive-as-new-health-secretary/” He just placed another fool, liar, cheat, big business piece of corrupt trash to his administration. He already has added three pieces of corrupt trash to his admin from Indiana. And now another one whose name is one of the areas most corrupt, (I’ll say it), mafia families around. And why we can’t get anything done locally against any form of corruption due to all the symbiotic family mafias or syndicates around, and who’s family like many others of their linage have complete control over about every damn… Read more »
Seymore Klearly
Seymore Klearly

With all the skimming go on from their Gambling profits they need to step up their game and get creative in finding new players.

They should follow the lead of the Loony hats in Illinois and start busing players in to gamble. They can then write off the expense of busing as a charitable donation to help out Veterans like the mad hatters in Illinois.

Seymore Klearly
Seymore Klearly

“Take a bus to play bingo with Veterans at Hines V.A. Hospital”
Friday, November 10, 2017
“http://www.positivelynaperville.com/2017/11/10/take-bus-play-bingo-veterans-hines-v-hospital/78728”

“The next scheduled visit to play Bingo is Tues., Nov. 14, 2017.

All are welcome any month to join members of the American Legion, VFW, Auxiliary members and other citizens, September through June. The cost of the transportation in underwritten by the Veterans’ organizations.”

Seymore Klearly
Seymore Klearly

Guess they found another use for the Vans that were purchased to get Veterans to medical appoints. That is during the off hours of course.

91Veteran
91Veteran

Good catch Seymore. Yes I can believe that. I can also believe some VSO’s would either block the legislation, or water it down so badly that it will be worthless.

Somehow I suspect it will never make it out of committee. I suspect it will be bottled up for months so Heller and Manchin can beat their chests over fighting for their legislation right up until the election.

Regardless of what happens, you have to ask why this was not mandatory already.

Dennis
Dennis
…and as a nation we see littered across the land something perhaps only a recovering stage four alcoholic can truly appreciate. We The People have been given so much snake oil about VA that we are always drunk on fantasy, lies, and denial about the true nature of the problem. So the drunks we send to Washington churn out yet another telltale sign and cling yet again to the insanity that drives the littered laws. In an alcoholics lair there is no place that you can turn or uncover and not find an empty bottle. There is no space unlittered… Read more »
sepp dietrich
sepp dietrich

it’s not a nation. it’s a corporation. otherwise, I agree with you.

Crazy elf
Crazy elf
This came out today from: “Military.com/Daily News” Although it’s off subject, it’s still worth the read! Titled; “DI Who Hazed Muslim Recruits Gets 10 years, Dishonorable Discharge” “Military.com” | by Hope Hodge Seck. Although what this Marine Drill Instructor did was abhorrent against these recruits. It should be noted he only drove one recruit to commit suicide. Whereas, Bergdahl, not receiving any jail time, caused the death of his “brothers in arms” searching for him! That was, in my opinion, a much more egregious act! I guess the Marine Corps has stiffer penalties than the Army! Either way, Bergdahl left… Read more »
namnibor
namnibor

Oh…and the snowflakes are coming out of the woodwork now accusing past drill instructors of not providing a “safe space” and made them feel threatened…makes me want to puke. Our new military will now be airdropping non-GMO daisies from our bombers and unicorn pixie dust from our ICBM’s…in a mood, nevermind me…

Crazy elf
Crazy elf

namnibor,
Remember when the Army, at Ft. Jackson, gave recruits those “paddles”! Where they could “hold them up, if a drill sergeant got too close!”
Then America wonders why some soldiers deserted their posts, or how – during the first Gulf War – soldiers stated; quote: “I didn’t join the military to fight a war! I joined to go to college!” Unquote!

Pussies!

91Veteran
91Veteran
Crazy Elf, that was the Consideration Of Others (COO) training pushed by Clinton, and some nitwit generals like Claudia Kennedy, who declared “this isn’t your father’s army” among other lunatic things she did. Believe it or not, they have a 115 page handbook on that stupidity. I don’t know how much the Army pays attention to that crap any more, but it was pushed hard when Clinton was integrating the military (male and female training together) along with the silly time-out cards. As for the joining for the college, there may have been others, but the one instance I know… Read more »
Crazy elf
Crazy elf

91Veteran,
The part about the kids joining just for a college education came from a few 1st lieutenants who were in during the first Gulf war!
I do remember that college professor who cried about his son though!
Still gets me a laugh or two!

Seymore Klearly
Seymore Klearly

Here is another off Topic but important:

The Fourth Reich is now officially here.

“Official DAWN OF EU ARMY: Brussels signs off military plan & hails historic day without UK”

BRUSSELS has moved even closer to an EU Army after 23 state signed off on a key military agreement today – a move a high-ranking eurocrat hailed as a “historic day”.
By Joey Millar, PUBLISHED: 09:57, Mon, Nov 13, 2017

“http://www.express.co.uk/news/world/878918/eu-army-european-defence-union-pact-brussels-uk-brexit”

Crazy elf
Crazy elf

Seymore,
This could go hand in hand with ALL the videos (on utube) showing “United Nations Military Vehicles” moving around the United States for some time now!

Plus, it’s now confirmed that the “United Nations” wants America “…to pay $5.3 TRILLION for the climate change…” bullshit! Even though the Climate Change has been proven FALSE! Because the study was manipulated, and documentation was falsified!

That’s NOT an opinion, it’s fact!

Crazy elf
Crazy elf

P.S.
Seymore,
Since the “U.N. Climate Change” has been proven FALSE. Could it be this $5.3 TRILLION, the U.N. wants, be given to the “E.U.” as a way for them to bolster their military agenda? ie; to purchase military grade weapons, AND to induce Europeans to join their military??????

sepp dietrich
sepp dietrich

don’t worry yourself about these things. military.com is a mainstream site and they are hoaxsters and hoax creators. these stories are just more hoax. it’s not real.

Crazy elf
Crazy elf

Sepp,
Sorry to burst your bubble, “military.com/daily news” is a reputable news source. Many of the articles, with videos, come from “Stars and Stripes”, “Army Times” and other reputable news outlets as well.
So, to say “…they are Hoaxsters and Hoax creaters…” is out of line! Even Ben has followed up on articles many of us have left on here from that website!

Tell me, when have you seen articles from “military.com”, or any of their additional sources, not be factual?

Drb0701

And perhaps $300,000 of back pay! Watch him try to get that Dishonorable Discharge overturned and then he’ll be eligible for benefits and to apply for SCD for PTSD (he’s already been diagnosed).

T
T
I have lost all hope for America. “https://www.gq.com/story/colin-kaepernick-cover-men-of-the-year” The shit just keeps pouring down. Evil, activism over out-right lies – good, and treason costing lives – not so bad. An aside. Trying talking to my PCP at the local hospital clinic about my six hour waits and having to leave the office while waiting over two hours at the pain clinic. Told the nurse to inform him of the disrespect and that I could not physically handle the games. NO call back today, again. Had them refill my inhalers. Again sent to the wrong pharmacy after the nurse repeated the… Read more »
Peter Kreutzfeldt
Peter Kreutzfeldt

do you fully understand the task it is to discipline an MD.? It is easier to move mountains than to call a Doctor out of misgivings. Sort of like a seated Congressman, the also can fuck up with impunity

namnibor
namnibor

And that varies with intensity exponentially to level of god syndrome in each hack.

91Veteran
91Veteran
PK, whether it’s a huge task or not is irrelevant. If this law is actually passed, then I see investigations being done by state agencies and it being documented. The problem with that is if a state decides to be lazy and not investigate an issue happening in another state, as is the case now. It may be pie-in-the-sky thinking, but I would rather have a state agency investigating than the VA looking for ways to cover things up. I would also think a state would be less likely to allow a hack to practice in their state if there… Read more »
namnibor
namnibor

Off-Topic, but goes with Ben’s word “Discipline” or lack thereof in today’s military and I will just go ahead assume the VA has infected the Branches: “Green Beret Discovered SEALs’ Illicit Cash. Then He Was Killed.” “http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/green-beret-discovered-seals%E2%80%99-illicit-cash-then-he-was-killed/ar-BBET1en?li=BBmkt5R&ocid=ientp”

Crazy elf
Crazy elf

namnIbor, I just finished watching a video, and reading an article, on that! Pitiful!

Edward Blassingame Sr
Edward Blassingame Sr

I’m glad to hear that I complained several times about a doctor I had who withheld medication from me months at a time. I had to go to patient’s advocate several times and this doctor had more than just my complaints against her.

namnibor
namnibor

They would think twice if we Vets were withholding their oxygen by limiting their intake by stepping on their fat necks. However, I am not a violent veteran, just violently happy.

sepp dietrich
sepp dietrich
more war on doctors. shifting blame to phony actors. i’d imagine upper level clean sweep would do more to help than this silly “law”. besides, who here has read this law? just because they say it will do something, doesn’t mean it will do anything at all or it may do the opposite. they’re getting rid of doctors, substituting nurses and pharmacists, so this may be a backdoor means to get that done. anyway, until Ben or someone exposes the total fraud of the medical system, it’s all just song and dance. pony show for the children who still believe.
Dehydrated water sales rep
Dehydrated water sales rep
The proposed law sounds promising but the va controls the data and decided what message gets to go public. A patient will more likely than not ever be privy to this information to make an informed decision about his or her healthcare provider. Not to sound all conspiracy theorist but va directors are now sending out almost daily email messages to employees with positive comments from patients. The patients are not named (for privacy reasons) and some of the comments are worded with explicit va terminology. Coincidental? Maybe. It reminds me of the first gulf war when saddam’s PR guy… Read more »
Seymore Klearly
Seymore Klearly
You are right about the info never truly being made public. From the article at USA Today “Under a nearly 30-year-old policy, the VA only reports discipline against medical doctors and dentists to the national database — not nurses, podiatrists, physicians’ assistants or countless other types of practitioners. And the agency can take several months, or even years, to report any providers to state boards responsible for regulating licenses and yanking them when necessary.” The place the VA is required to report bad Doctors is the National Practitioner Data Bank. Link below. “https://www.npdb.hrsa.gov/” At the site there is no public… Read more »
sepp dietrich
sepp dietrich

it’s all hoaxcraft. story this and story that. actors pretending to be presidents or whatnot. everyone wonders. as the steamroller rolls on. the show must go on.

91Veteran
91Veteran

As I said in another comment, this law will only be effective if there is real consequences for not reporting malpractice.

As Ben has reported on already, nobody in the VA gives a damn about a veteran winning a malpractice suit because there are no consequences since any money awarded comes from the Treasury.

OHIO VA NEPOTISM
OHIO VA NEPOTISM
Title Lots of problems here in Ohio. Dear Mr. Ben Krause (Airforce Veteran), and Mr. Chris Attig (U.S. Army Artillery) 1. Sorry about not proof reading my comments below. I was actually glad it printed on your site. Maybe you can read through it and self correct, or fix the errors. The last few articles you had written Mr. Ben Krause here in November of 2017, have explained,and spoken in basic details exactly the troubles I’ve been experiencing here in Ohio. *I was in the U.S. Army, Artillery 88-90, 90-96 and After 9/11 03-05, and I am a third generation… Read more »
OHIO VA NEPOTISM
OHIO VA NEPOTISM
Dear Ben Krause (AirForce Veteran) and Chris Attig (U.S. Army Veteran, Artillery) 1. The doctors here at the Ohio VA operate with absolutely impunity. They are allowed to lie, falsify medical notes, omit specific important information in medical notes such as psychological injuries, cover-up injuries, misdiagnoses, and gaslight the disabled former soldiers and injured veterans. 2. These 3 doctors in Ohio are operating (unethical and engaging in mal-practice) with impunity. It is like a Pedophilia Ring down here with these VA Employees in Ohio. Like the Mafia operating within the Mob. These three: 1. Eric Canna Non Veteran Catholic VA… Read more »
Johnny X.
Johnny X.
There are going to be “bad” health care providers no matter where you go. But the VA protecting them, no excuse. The VA is so desperate for providers, they are doing almost anything to keep them around. I have a friend who is a great physician. I talked him into working for our local VA. (He was working for the federal prison system). He was at the VA for six months. He said that he had like 10 more patients a day than he should have and the computer work, e-mails, and phone messages made it a 12 hour a… Read more »
Seymore Klearly
Seymore Klearly

Your full of shit Johnny X!!!

Johnny X.
Johnny X.

What do you mean? Why make the statement without backing it up?

Seymore Klearly
Seymore Klearly

Fuck you and your AFGE & VSO talking points.

Johnny X.
Johnny X.

Obviously you have no idea about what is going on here. I’m not AFGE nor do I support VSOs. I am stating what I know. Personally, I avoid going to the VA. I learned that after I got back from my deployment. Why don’t you get you some glasses?

Seymore Klearly
Seymore Klearly

Fucken AFGE or VSO Troll. That is all that you are with your talking points. How fucken dare you come on here and spread your shit to Disabled Veterans. How fucken disrespectful.

You lying ass fucken troll!!!

Rachel
Rachel

My dad was killed by a Va doctors negligent actions! I hate everythat works at McGuire hell-hole

Dennis
Dennis

Hell I can’t ever locate the P.A.at the VA I go to. He leaves a sign in his office window of when he’ll be back but the problem is he just doesn’t come back. I did run across him at the eye clinic once when I had an eye appointment. While I was sitting in the waiting area, he was sitting behind the counter b.s. ing with the clerk. After completing my exam I came back out and he’s still sitting in the same spot…..My guess is he still had the same sign up on his office door.

Anjanette
Anjanette
I just had an ER doctor tell me my white cell blood count is low and he was concerned about it, I went in my lab-work records on myhealhevet and they’ve been that way since January. Three times in the ‘danger’ area. All the way, my doctor never says a word…this could “possibly” mean leukemia folks. Meh, and a bazillion other things…but not a single word. It isn’t JUST the WBC either…other counts or off, like four or five other things….and now since Wed, no word back from her. WTF? I am not telling you my med history…..I am pissed… Read more »
Oldmarine
Oldmarine

From my experience they don’t do shit until you have stage 4 just like outside doctors then they say soooooorry….I keep a close eye on my blood work…
It will be out of wack and the Doc says to me blood work looks good.. while I feel like shit…WTF assholes ..

91Veteran
91Veteran

Anjanette, have you tried forcing her to act by documenting your concern in a secure message to her?

Oldmarine
Oldmarine

And I have to add 91 and don’t forget to print a copy of the conversation just in case it disappears one day…

namnibor
namnibor

Meanwhile, as new laws supplemented old laws decades and generations old, today, Monsanto is yet again in the news on their “modification” of things called “products” and share this because JUST LIKE the VA with old and brand new laws or Monsanto, human greed always seems to trump,mind the pun there: “Weed-killer prompts angry divide among US farmers” “http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/weed-killer-prompts-angry-divide-among-us-farmers/ar-BBET8RH?li=BBmkt5R&ocid=ientp”

91Veteran
91Veteran
Maybe this is a fresh start, but only time and evidence of reporting will tell. I suspect the VA will try drag out any required reporting by creating some BS committee to thoroughly investigate any allegations of misconduct. Hell, I can write Cashours press release when they get caught… “Well, the allegation was not substantiated by our investigation because most of what was alleged was hearsay.” On background, the veteran can be described as care or pill seeking and disgruntled. Why not follow the existing policy? I understand needing legislation if other specialties are to be reported since the VA… Read more »
namnibor
namnibor

“[……and the VA will claim there was no specific legislation preventing it.]” But they will sure as hell get every paid think tank and even IBM Watson to exclaim the magic money word$ of: “More Studies & Committees & Publications Required”, which is code for “Sirs, give me another toper to my Veteran cookie jar”, all the while Isaacson will not miss a beat on his Stairmaster.

91Veteran
91Veteran

You gotta wonder if Isakson is even aware of this bill being offered.

I don’t ever recall a more useless chair of a veterans committee.

namnibor
namnibor

I always envision the table @ veterans committee looking very much like the first modern remake of ‘Planet of The Apes’ when they are having the dinner table scene, and just as discernible garble and antics…maybe even a little dancing monkey.

Crazy elf
Crazy elf

This is off subject, yet y’all really should watch this video! It’s only 07:07 minutes long! Chocked full of great statistics on what America throws away!!!!!
From:
“High Impact Flix”
Dated;
November 13, 2017
Titled;
“By Sharing This Video, You’ll Make a HUGE Difference in the World!”

I couldn’t believe what I was hearing and seeing!
The “links” in the video, verified what was transpiring in America! There IS Absolutely NO
reason why people need to starve in this great Republic! And yet, every day someone goes hungry. Just as what’s transpiring in many third world countries around the world!

Listen carefully, the VA IS mentioned!

ANutterVet
ANutterVet

Breakthrough Underground Findings, November 13, 2017, Washington, DC (AP) – – – Shulkin’s spokesperson admits, that short and long-term VA AFGE employees latest CT scans, reveals Brain Spurs; a medical term referring to fatty growths in the cerebral cortex causing difficulty speaking, limited vocabulary, spatial comprehension, lying, laziness, caused by after satisfying probation, working for the VA, both the Claims and Medical Sides. Nuttin Butt da Trueph. – – – Nutter.

Seymore Klearly
Seymore Klearly
Although the bill as proposed would make good sense. We all know that the VA would only find a way around it or totally ignore it altogether. Given the VA opens themselves up to financial responsibility each time one of their so-called Health Care Professionals screws up. Given the level of corruption at the VA they really don’t want to create records of misconduct and become liable. What would make even more sense would be to hold the VA financially and criminally liable every time they failed to investigate, prosecute and report these bad so-called Health Care Professionals. Also require… Read more »
Seymore Klearly
Seymore Klearly
Oh, and regarding Dr. Holland. A series of Veterans death notices from the Roswell Park Cancer Hospital listing that they were receiving care under Dr. James Holland in the oncology unit indicate that he was still killing Veterans with his research in 2013. The notices are for the dates of Nov. 27, 28, 29, 30 and Dec. 1st. On the 27 Veteran Garland B. White, On the 28 no name listed but indicated the death was a Veteran, On the 29th Veteran Marilee Gayle Turner, on the 30th no name listed but indicate another Veteran died who was a Marine,… Read more »
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