Monday, March 31, 2014
Outrage as V.A. hides names of hospitals where vets died from delays
However, the documents did not list the names of the hospitals and clinics where the deaths took place. When Altman asked VA for the names of the hospitals, he was told he would have to file a FOIA request. His subsequent FOIA request was denied.
"The VA needs to drop the secrecy routine and remember it’s a tax-funded organization that should conduct itself in as transparent a manner as possible without encroaching on patient confidentiality"” the Tampa Tribune wrote in an editorial Thursday.
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