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Millions of tax dollars in
´sordid´ bonuses paid to top
Veterans´ Affairs administrators
despite phony wait lists, patient deaths

Washington Examiner (DC), by Mark Flatten

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Posted By:JoniTx, 7/8/2014 8:20:32 AM

Hefty performance bonuses were paid last year to 64 Department of Veterans Affairs medical directors who oversaw hospitals, including some where patient wait lists were falsified and preventable patient deaths occurred, according to data obtained by the Washington Examiner. Also collecting a merit bonus of $12,579 last year was John Pierce, the head of the agency´s medical inspection unit, who retired this month after being slammed by the independent Office of Special Counsel for downplaying whistleblower complaints about inadequate patient care. Almost 300 top managers, members of the Senior Executive Service, collected merit bonuses totaling more than $2.7 million last

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: wilarrbie, 7/8/2014 8:30:00 AM     (No. 9914909)

GIVE IT BACK...and THEN you´re fired.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Rather Read, 7/8/2014 8:36:14 AM     (No. 9914915)

I´m waiting for some VA home help for my 93 year old father who served in the Navy in World War II. I´m waiting and waiting and waiting.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: stablemoney, 7/8/2014 8:58:45 AM     (No. 9914950)

The federal government bonuses itself every year, even after pay well above private pay levels, and few if any bonuses in the private sector. The system is filled with corruption where bonuses are awarded by those that receive them.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: usmc2489, 7/8/2014 9:07:21 AM     (No. 9914961)

During thr 90´s, they also got bonuses for denying disability claims. Clinton told the VA, "Any claims in process, delay them. Any New claims, deny them"! Yeah, real likeable president, my butt.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: grace1798, 7/8/2014 9:31:01 AM     (No. 9914995)

Scripture ...prophecy predicted this corruption in the last days and it´s happening now.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: lydwho, 7/8/2014 9:32:32 AM     (No. 9914999)

Patiently waiting for King Obama to declare that it is all Bushes fault, and the problem is that 50% of the people will believe him!!!!

How much more do we have to take before the SOB can be impeached????

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Reply 7 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 7/8/2014 10:03:13 AM     (No. 9915050)

We have known about the VA scandal for months now and what has changed?

N-o-t-h-i-n-g!! It´s business as usual in DC.

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