Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Veterans Secretary Eric Shinseki defends bonuses despite patient deaths and disability claims backlogs

Shinseki is under growing pressure from Congress, the media and veterans groups to explain why top executives collected bonuses worth tens of thousands of dollars even though they ran hospitals where patients needlessly died, or benefits offices with huge backlogs of disability claims.

Shinseki statements came in a Jan. 31 response to a letter Miller sent in August seeking information on several top executives who were either rewarded or not disciplined despite failing to deliver services to veterans.

Continue Learning:  http://washingtonexaminer.com/veterans-secretary-eric-shinseki-defends-bonuses-despite-patient-deaths-and-disability-claims-backlogs/article/2543684

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