DEPUTY VA SECRETARY VISITS NEBRASKA, MEETS WITH DON BACON

Deputy Veterans Affairs Secretary, Thomas Bowman, visited VA facilities in Omaha and Lincoln and met with Rep Don Bacon on Saturday. Bacon’s office said the two discussed several issues including an ambulatory care clinic in Omaha, and an unauthorized waiting list for psychotherapy appointments at Omaha’s VA hospital. Bowman and Bacon affirmed in a statement that the ambulatory care clinic is on track. Regarding the waiting list Bacon said the Omaha VA director had taken appropriate measures to ensure that it wouldn’t happen again.