Obama Calls for Investigation of VA Cost-Cutting PTSD Diagnoses | Talking Points Memo

Yesterday, CREW and VoteVets.org released an email from a FOIA request that showed an employee in the Veterans Administration “suggesting” that staff ought to “refrain from giving a diagnosis of [Post Traumatic Stress Disorder] straight out” to “compensation seeking veterans” and that VA staff members “really don’t . . . have time to do the extensive testing that should be done to determine PTSD.”

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://talkingpointsmemo.com/?p=176816