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Watchdog: Veterans wait average of 115 days for appointment at Phoenix VA hospital

The review follows allegations that several veterans died

The review follows allegations that several veterans died while awaiting treatment.

(AP) The Department of Veterans Affairs' internal watchdog says veterans at the Phoenix VA hospital waited on average 115 days for their first medical appointment.

    

That's 91 days, on average, longer than the hospital had reported.

    

An interim report by the inspector general says investigators have "substantiated serious conditions" at...

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