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Tomah VA Wait Times Lowest In The State

An audit released Monday showed that the average waiting time for a

new patient to see a doctor at the VA hospital in Tomah is 17 days. To see a specialist, the wait time is 39 days. Congressman Ron Kind says he's happy to see Tomah is working to lower the wait times across the board.

 

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The audit showed that 525 Wisconsin veterans have waited more than three months to get a VA appointment. Nationally, over 57 thousand veterans have waited at least 90 days to see a doctor. VA officials say that's not acceptable, and they're already contacting veterans to get them in faster.

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