Audit shows VA waiting times worse than reported

June 19, 2014 9:30 PM

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SAN ANTONIO — A new VA audit shows the agency last week miscalculated the number of veterans who waited more than 30 days to see a doctor, with the number of long waits more than double what the VA first reported, including sharp increases in San Antonio and elsewhere in Texas.

The updated report released Thursday said 621,985 veterans across the country waited more than 30 days to get into a hospital, up from 242,059 from a May 15 survey.

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