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Isle vets' wait time cut by 2 weeks

But Hawaii still has the nation's longest delays for those waiting to see doctors, new VA data show

By Dan Nakaso

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jun 21, 2014

~~<p>The wait times were down by more than two weeks for military veterans seeking their first Veterans Affairs medical appointments, but Hawaii still leads the nation with the longest delays, according to data released Friday.</p>
<p>On May 15, in the midst of a nationwide scandal, the VA reported that Hawaii veterans waited an average of 145 days for their first appointment with a primary care physician.</p>
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The wait times were down by more than two weeks for military veterans seeking their first Veterans Affairs medical appointments, but Hawaii still leads the nation with the longest delays, according to data released Friday.

On May 15, in the midst of a nationwide scandal, the VA reported that Hawaii veterans waited an average of 145 days for their first appointment with a primary care physician. Login for more...



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