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VA Inspector General Report Finds Majority of Physicians Not Reported to State Licensing Boards

Posted 4/13/2022

A new report issued on April 7, 2022 by the Veterans Administration Inspector General's Office has found that the Veteran's Administration failed to consistently notify state medical boards when department physicians are fired for malpractice or incompetence, a situation that could put the public at risk, according to a new investigation by the VA inspector general.  The report by the watchdog office found that ?for a majority of cases involving separated healthcare professionals, VA medical facility directors failed to follow mandatory processes for reporting [those individuals] to state licensing boards.?

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