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Boost For Vets’ Health: Obama Signs New Law

Tens of thousands of military veterans who have been enduring long waits for medical care should be able to turn to private doctors almost immediately under a law signed Thursday by President Barack Obama.

08/07/2014

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VA Deputy Chief In Denver: More Employees Face Punishment

More Veterans Administration employees will be disciplined as the department sorts out a scandal over long waits for health care and falsified data, Deputy Secretary Sloan Gibson said Tuesday.

08/05/2014

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VA Deputy Chief Addresses Veterans In Denver

VA Deputy Secretary Sloan Gibson is addressing a veterans convention in Denver days after his department said it wanted to fire two supervisors accused of manipulating health care data in Colorado and Wyoming.

08/05/2014

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VA Wants To Fire 2 Accused Of Manipulating Data

The Veterans Affairs Department says it wants to fire two supervisors accused of manipulating health care data in Colorado and Wyoming.

07/30/2014

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Legion Sending VA Benefits Experts To Fort Collins

The American Legion will have experts available in Fort Collins in July to help veterans and their families with health care benefits.

06/30/2014

Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center (credit: CBS)

1,600 Waited 90 Days For Appointment At Denver VA

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.

06/09/2014

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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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Investigator: VA Employees In Fort Collins Told To Falsify Records

Employees at a veterans medical clinic in Colorado were instructed to falsify records to make it appear that patients were getting appointments close to the day requested, government investigators said.

05/06/2014

Sen. Michael Bennet (credit: CBS)

Sen. Michael Bennet Asks VA To Stop Late Payments

The Veterans Affairs Department has been late in paying education benefits to scores of Colorado veterans, Sen. Michael Bennet said Tuesday, and he asked the department to find a remedy.

11/13/2012

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2 Sites Under Study For Colorado Veterans Cemetery

The Veterans Affairs Department has narrowed the list of possible sites for a new national cemetery in southern Colorado to two locations in El Paso County.

08/29/2012

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