Phoenix VA Hospital

08/27/2014

Phoenix VA Hospital Under Fire After New OIG Report

VA Hospital Delays Documented in OIG Report

Audet & Partners, LLP reports that a new report issued by the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) has shed new light on the degree of substandard care rendered to U.S. veterans within the Phoenix VA hospital system. The extensive OIG Report (click here to access the complete Report) scrutinized medical records and additional information related to the care of 3,409 veterans awaiting treatment from the Phoenix VA system between April 2013 and April 2014.  Based... Read More
06/11/2014

Audet & Partners, LLP Moves to Preserve Documents Related to Phoenix VA Hospital Scandal

Phoenix VA Hospital Letter From William Audet

By letter dated June 10, 2014 to the Acting Secretary of the U.S Department of Veteran Affairs, and the Acting Director of the Phoenix VA Health Care System, Audet & Partners, LLP has initiated formal action to prevent the destruction of documents related to potentially illegal "wait lists" maintained in connection with medical treatment provided to veterans in the Phoenix, AZ VA Health Care System. To review complete letter, please click here. On behalf of families considering lawsuits against the VA hospital... Read More
05/28/2014

Phoenix VA Hospital Waiting List Improprieties Documented in Government Report

VA Hospital Delays Documented in OIG Report

A Report released by the Office of the Inspector General ("OIG") has substantiated many of the alleged improprieties in the handling of veterans needing emergency care alleged in a recent lawsuit brought by a former employee. In its Report dated May 28, 2014, the OIG reported findings from its ongoing review of the Phoenix Health Care System ("HCS") as related to improper maintenance of a national Emergency Wait List ("EWL"), resulting in delayed, and in some cases, non-existent emergency medical... Read More
05/24/2014

VA Hospital Illegal Wait List Investigation

VA Hospital Illegal Wait Lists

Audet & Partners, LLP is investigating claims on behalf of U.S. veterans and their families that a VA hospital in Phoenix illegally neglected to render necessary medical care to many veterans in a timely fashion, in many cases leading to serious personal injury or death. Federal regulations mandate that VA hospitals enter all new patients into a nationwide electronic wait system database designed to better ensure that all veterans receive care in a timely fashion.  It has been alleged, however, that... Read More