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Report – Atlanta VA has third-longest wait times

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Report – Atlanta VA has third-longest wait times

The Atlanta VA Medical Center. Source: http://www.atlanta.va.gov/
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The Atlanta VA Medical Center. Source: http://www.atlanta.va.gov/

The Atlanta VA Medical Center. Source: http://www.atlanta.va.gov/

Atlanta’s VA Medical Center is under new scrutiny following questions about wait times at veteran’s hospitals around the country.

USA Today uncovered new data showing the depth of the problem, according to 11 Alive. Both are Gannett-owned media companies.

According the 11 Alive Story, Atlanta’s VA Medical Center, based in greater Decatur, is tied with Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center in Richmond for the third longest wait times in the country.

VA Chief Eric Shinseki has resigned in the wake of the reports about the long wait times.

To read the full 11 Alive story, click here.

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