Texas vets knew it all the time. The VA was involved in vast scheduling fraud. The bureaucrats who ran the VA hospitals were judged on veteran wait times regarding medical appointments and procedures. Those same scammers "cooked the books" to make those wait times look like nothing.
But, ask the vets waiting to see a doctor or get some medical procedure done. They know better. And now, the truth is out based on testimony from a whistleblower.
Read the stories... Texas VA scam. Texas VA Crime Inc.