IG Report: More than 307K vets died waiting for VA care

More than 300,000 veterans died waiting for health care from the Department of Veterans Affairs, a report from the VA’s inspector general revealed.

As of September 2014, more than 307,000 pending enrollment system records were for people who had died, the report found. That’s about 35 percent of all pending records, the inspector general said.

The troubling report also found that VA staffers may have deleted more than 10,000 records over the last five years.

The inspector general’s report came in response to the House Committee on Veterans Affairs' request to look into allegations of mismanagement within the VA.

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