It was the first Congressional hearing on why Healthcare.gov, the government’s website to sign up for affordable health insurance under Obamacare, has been plagued with start-up problems.
The director of the Veterans Affairs Healthcare region that includes Pittsburgh says he’s retiring “with mixed emotions” – but made no specific mention of a deadly Legionnaires’ outbreak that occurred on his watch.
The latest family to wonder what the VA knew and when they knew it is the family of 74-year-old Clark Compston.
A former Pittsburgh VA employee says he’s also contracted Legionnaire’s disease.
As the investigation moves forward into the outbreak of Legionnaire’s disease at Pittsburgh Veteran’s Hospital facilities, more and more emphasis will be placed on a 56-page assessment from the Centers for Disease Control.