Members of Hawaii’s congressional delegation are upset over the release of an audit today showing that Honolulu’s Spark M. Matsunaga VA Medical Center has the longest average wait time — 145 days — in the U.S. Department of Veterans’ Affairs troubled system.
The wait time involves new patient primary care appointments.
“This excessive wait time is unacceptable,” said U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz in a press release. “It is clear that the VA needs additional resources to match increasing demand for health services.”
U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono, a member of the Veterans Affairs and Armed Services