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Auditors raise more concerns about Denver VA hospital costs


January 18, 2018

DENVER (AP) — Government auditors raised concerns Wednesday about the cost of medical equipment and furniture for a new veterans hospital in suburban Denver that is already vastly over budget.

The Government Accountability Office told the House Veterans Affairs Committee that the Veterans Affairs Department did not follow best practices when it compiled the $341 million estimate for equipping the medical center, The Denver Post reported .

The $1.7 billion hospital in Aurora is scheduled to open Aug. 11, replacing an old and crowded Denver facility.

GAO auditor Andrew Von Ah told the commi...

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