Phil Carter, Center for a New American Security

Phil Carter, Center for a New American Security

wfedstaff | April 17, 2015 7:03 pm

Eighteen more people are dead after they were left off the official waiting list for health care at the Phoenix Veterans Affairs hospital. The VA Inspector General will investigate to see if long wait times caused the deaths. Phil Carter, senior fellow, counsel and director of the Military, Veterans and Society Program at the Center for a New American Security, writes about six ways to reform the VA healthcare system and restore public trust in Slate.