TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida Agency for Health Care Administration continues its efforts to shine a light on the processes of federal Veterans Affairs hospitals in Florida. The Agency attempted to complete an onsite review this afternoon at the Miami VA Medical Center, entering at 12:15pm and exiting at 12:29pm, and again were declined the opportunity to review any records.
Secretary Dudek said, “For a third time in as many days, Agency surveyors were turned away from a VA hospital where we are simply asking to able to review processes. This was our fourth facility visit with this same outcome, and after conversing with VA officials, I look forward to receiving the requested documents timely.”
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