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Returning Veterans Face Backlog in Fight for Benefits

  • Posted: 3/31/2013
    • Length: 09:05
    • Plays: ???
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Returning from combat, many veterans face another battle: waiting for medical claims to be processed. A recent report found that 245,000 veterans wait a year or more for help from the Veterans Administration. Hari Sreenivasan talls with veterans as well as Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki about the delays and backlog.

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