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Increased Privatization of the VA Has Led to Longer Waits and Higher Costs for Taxpayers

Increased Privatization of the VA Has Led to Longer Waits and Higher Costs for Taxpayers | Veterans Affairs and Veterans News from HadIt.com | Scoop.it

"This is what happens when people try and privatize the VA," Senator Jon Tester of Montana, the ranking Democrat on the Senate veterans committee, said in a statement responding to these findings. "The VA has an obligation to taxpayers to spend its limited resources on caring for veterans, not paying excessive fees to a government contractor. When VA does need the help of a middleman, it needs to do a better job of holding contractors accountable for missing the mark."

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