It has been in the works since 2002, when the VA proposed making it part of a University of Colorado hospital then in the planning stages.
U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs (VA)
The Veterans Choice program was supposed to help veterans get healthcare fast. But some providers say they're not getting paid.
Over the last five years, five percent of all mortgages in the metro have been financed with VA loans, according to data from REcolorado.
The Republican congressman said he found it 'disgraceful' that President Trump "promised our Vets change...yet incompetence and corruption remains."
The Colorado hospital will have fewer primary care teams and no PTSD facility. A powerful congressman says he may have been deliberately misled by the VA
When the hospital opens, it will have about half as many primary care exam rooms as the one it replaces, and no PTSD treatment facilities.
Matthew Riehl's six-year descent from a budding attorney to a gunman who live-streamed some of his final violent hours had struggled with episodes of mental illness.
The VA document says Riehl was hospitalized at the veterans medical center in Sheridan, Wyoming, in April 2014 after a psychotic episode.
It would allow vets with “other-than-honorable” discharges to receive mental health treatment from the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Investigators with the VA Office of Inspector General confirmed a whistleblower's claim that staff didn't use the department's official wait list system.