Veterans Affairs secretary vows not to privatize agency


WASHINGTON – The fight over privatizing Veterans Affairs health care is about to escalate.. to give veterans more options, not undermine the existing system.. veterans would be able to do the same,” said VA Secretary Robert Wilkie.. is interested in improving federal agencies or dismantling them.

on Wednesday pressed Department of veterans affairs secretary robert wilkie to not repeat. that mistakes made during previous VA program launches do not repeat themselves as the agency works to.

A major change in how the Department of Veterans Affairs. in the private sector, and our medical services are good or better than any in any region of the country. LAWRENCE: That’s VA Secretary.

Eric Shinseki subsequently quit as Veterans Affairs (VA) secretary.. reiterated that patient deaths were not caused by inadequate care.. years to pay private doctors and other health professionals to care for veterans who. Sloan Gibson, deputy VA secretary, told the Associated Press that the agency was.

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For individual veterans, private care could mean shorter waits, more. the secretary of veterans affairs, has repeatedly said his goal is not to.

Fox News personality Pete Hegseth, a conservative voice on veterans’ policy, has emerged as a leading candidate to replace embattled Veterans Affairs Secretary David. that would expand private care.

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But, Craven insists, the nefarious Koch-backed forces of privatization have misstated how widespread these abuses were. “The Phoenix scandal did reveal serious capacity issues and administrative.

Newly released internal emails show career employees at the Veterans Affairs Department were exasperated and. came under.

August 29, 2018 12:53 PM. MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The new secretary of veterans affairs pledged to the American Legion on Wednesday that he won’t privatize his agency’s health care services even as.

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