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Feds release review of Huntsville VA clinic

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) - Federal inspectors have issued a report on a Huntsville veterans' outpatient clinic saying administrators didn't properly document opioid medication management or document and respond to patients' abnormal test results.

The Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Inspector General issued a report Thursday outlining recommendations for improving oversight at the facility. Investigators recommended that clinic officials notify patients of their test results within a defined timeframe, ensure that a pain management policy is implemented and more.

Inspectors say they were reviewing the clinic as the result of 10 patients complaining of questionable practices at the facility.

Investigators say they couldn't substantiate claims of substandard care and allegations that clinic officials inappropriately shredded non-VA medical documents.

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