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Vets Report VA Delays

North Florida residents are speaking out on their experiences at the Gainesville and Lake Mary Veteran’s Affairs hospitals, saying like other veterans across the country, they have had records lost and have been forced to wait months to see a doctor, the Florida Times-Union reports.
 
On the whole, veterans say while the care they get is good, the delays are significant and they also have had to look elsewhere for treatment, the Times-Union reports. 
 
A nationwide investigation of the VA is underway, facing multiple scandals and accounts of medical malpractice and scheduling manipulation, the Times-Union reports.