Charlie Norwood V.A. Patient Wait Times

Photo of the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center, which is located in Augusta, Georgia.
Photo of the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center, which is located in Augusta, Georgia.

AUGUSTA  — Nearly 85% of all patients at Charlie Norwood V.A. Medical Center are seeing doctors in 30 days or less.

That’s according to data released by the Department of Veterans Affairs.

About 15% of patients don’t see a doctor until 30 days or more.

The average wait time in Augusta for primary care is about 14 days.

It’s 13 days for specialty doctors and 3 days for mental health.

According to data released last year for the same time, the wait times are getting longer.

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