As many as 1,630 patients have had to wait for initial medical appointments at eastern Colorado veterans facilities 90 days or more after requesting them, according to a Veterans Affairs Department audit released Monday.
A federal board has begun hearing a lawsuit involving the new Veterans Administration hospital under construction in Aurora.
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.
As the controversy over the reported issues at the Department of Veterans Affairs continues, it is likely that the national story will play a big role in Colorado’s 2014 election.
Members of Congress came to Colorado this week with an inquiry about what is stalling a new hospital promised to veterans more than a decade ago.
The Department of Veterans Affairs may investigate itself about the costs of building the VA Hospital in Aurora.
An Aurora hospital that is currently being built for veterans is now under investigation.
Colorado congressman Ed Perlmutter and Denver-area veterans are celebrating the start of construction on a new veterans hospital.