|Title:||Review of Alleged Use of Inappropriate Wait Lists for Group Therapy and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Clinic Team, Eastern Colorado Health Care System|
Colorado Springs, CO
La Junta, CO
|VA Office:||Veterans Health Administration (VHA)
|Report Author:||Office of Audits and Evaluations
In September 2016, a complainant and letters from several Senators and Representatives alleged the Eastern Colorado Health Care System (ECHCS) used unofficial wait lists for group therapies. Also alleged was that the Colorado Springs Community Based Outpatient Clinic did not take timely action on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Clinic Team (PCT) consults and falsified medical documentation following a veteran’s suicide.