After CIR revealed the full scope of the Department of Veterans Affairs benefits backlog, 67 senators and more than 160 Congress members demanded change.
Law enforcement agencies can determine your identity using your face, photo databases and technology developed on battlefields.
Prescriptions of four potent opiates to veterans have more than tripled since 9/11. See which systems are prescribing the most opiates and how your VA medical center compares.
Prescriptions for four opiates have increased by 270 percent in the past 12 years, according to Department of Veterans Affairs data obtained by The Center for Investigative Reporting.
As part of an anti-fraud crackdown, California officials recently suspended 14 of the 19 Los Angeles-area drug rehabilitation clinics overseen by Dr. Howard Oliver.
California’s Department of Public Health closed a backlog of nearly 1,000 cases en masse. Most were closed with no action or notification to the attorney general’s office.
Veterans’ advocates are praising a speech by President Barack Obama on the massive backlog of disability claims, marking the first time the president personally addressed the problem since it came to widespread public attention this spring.
The state has temporarily suspended the licenses of dozens of rehab clinics.
By taking advantage of loopholes in a policy meant to prevent waste, officials added luxury and comfort to their travels.
See how much public money went to California rehab clinics that have shown signs of deception or questionable billing.
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