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Department of Veterans Affairs

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American Legion Steps In To Help Veterans In Need Of Health Care

American Legion volunteers are helping veterans in Northern Colorado get health care this week.

07/16/2014

Mark Udall (credit: CBS)

Sen. Udall Joins Rep. Coffman In Call For VA Head To Resign

Colorado Democratic Senator Mark Udall is calling for Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki to resign.

05/28/2014

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Vets Use Memorial Day To Raise Concerns About VA Health Care

Ceremonies around the nation honored the service men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice. This Memorial Day comes as there are growing questions about health care for veterans.

05/26/2014

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Fort Collins Veteran Claims He Waited Months For Care At VA Hospital

President Obama has assigned his deputy chief of staff to oversee the investigation of 26 Veterans Affairs medical facilities nationwide. Those include the Northern Colorado and Wyoming veterans services centers.

05/22/2014

The VA Medical Center in Denver (credit: CBS)

Local Veterans Hope VA Hospital Allegations Lead To Real Changes

Veterans living in Colorado hope recent
complaints about long wait lists and falsified patient appointment reports that have surfaced at Veterans Affairs hospitals and clinics across the country will spur change locally.

05/15/2014

US Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) Erik K. Shinseki (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Embattled VA Secretary Refuses To Resign Over Fort Collins Falsifying Flap

Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki Thursday brushed aside calls for his resignation and got an unexpected political lifeline from House Speaker John Boehner following reports that 40 patients died because of delayed treatment at an agency hospital.

05/08/2014

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Hyperbaric Chamber Used To Treat Some Vets With Brain Injuries

Some Colorado veterans with mild traumatic brain injuries are turning to an alternative treatment that’s not sanctioned by the Food And Drug Administration.

03/31/2014

The VA Hospital under construction in Aurora (credit: CBS)

Cost Of VA Hospital In Aurora Could Be Investigated

The Department of Veterans Affairs may investigate itself about the costs of building the VA Hospital in Aurora.

08/28/2013

Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center (credit: CBS)

Vet Claims She Was Punished For Blowing The Whistle On VA Hospital

A former nurse who claims she saw patients being mistreated at the Denver VA hospital is filing a federal whistleblower lawsuit claiming she was punished for exposing problems.

07/23/2013

The VA Hospital under construction in Aurora (credit: CBS)

Subcontractors For New VA Hospital Say They’re Not Getting Paid

The new Veterans Administration Hospital is started to take shape in Aurora but some of the subcontractors working on that project say they haven’t been getting paid.

04/04/2013

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