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June 9th, 2014
05:03 PM ET

Audit: More than 63,000 veterans waiting for care

Washington (CNN) – An audit of hundreds of Veterans Affairs facilities released Monday found that more than 63,000 veterans were waiting to be scheduled for care nationwide, and the Department of Veterans Affairs announced it was scrapping performance bonuses for all senior management in 2014 as part of its response to the review.

The internal VA audit provides a more complete picture of widespread problems at the agency's health care facilities - as reported by CNN over the past seven months - than its preliminary findings last month that led to the resignation of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki.

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