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Veterans waiting

Posted: June 10, 2014 at 4:34 a.m.

This May 29, 2014 file photo shows the St. Louis VA Medical Center. The medical center is among those on the list of the facilities with the longest average waits as of May 15 for new patients seeking primary care, specialist care and mental health care, according to audit results released Monday. At 86 days, it ranked fifth on the list of facilities with the longest average wait time for new patient specialist care.

Veterans Affairs medical centers have come under criticism because of long wait times for care. Here is a list of the facilities with the longest average waits as of May 15 for new patients seeking primary care, specialist care and mental-health care, according to audit results released Monday.

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