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Oklahoma City VA Medical Center discusses audit findings

The Oklahoma City VA Medical Center held a news conference Tuesday afternoon to discuss findings in an audit that revealed wait times at veteran medical centers across the U.S.

by Jaclyn Cosgrove Modified: June 10, 2014 at 12:55 pm •  Published: June 10, 2014
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The Oklahoma City VA Medical Center held a news conference Tuesday afternoon to discuss findings in an audit that revealed wait times at veteran medical centers across the U.S.

New patients at the Oklahoma City VA Medical Center waited an average of 44 days for a primary care appointment, according to the audit released Monday from the U.S. Veterans Affairs Department.

Meanwhile, established patients had an average wait time of just over two days for primary care appointments.

Read updates from the news conference below.

by Jaclyn Cosgrove
Medical and Health Reporter
Jaclyn Cosgrove writes about health, public policy and medicine in Oklahoma, among other topics. She is an Oklahoma State University graduate. Jaclyn grew up in the southeast region of the state and enjoys writing about rural Oklahoma. She is...
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