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Trump Eyes Public-Private Option for Veteran Care

President-elect Donald Trump wants to tap private-sector physicians to provide medical care to veterans through a public-private partnership, Military Times reported Wednesday. Leo Shane III writes the public-private option is part of Trump’s plan to revamp veteran healthcare before he selects the next secretary of veterans affairs. Trump discussed future …

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Bob McDonald, Sloan Gibson: VA Works to Transform Veterans Care System

Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald and Deputy Secretary Sloan Gibson have highlighted VA’s ongoing efforts to transform its healthcare system during a meeting with the Commission on Care in Washington, The Christian Science Monitor reported Tuesday. Ben Thompson writes the MacDonald and Gibson told the commission that 90 percent of veterans who responded to …

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Bob McDonald: VA Eyes Improved Customer Service by End of 2016

Veterans Affairs Secretary Bob McDonald has said his goal for 2016 is to bolster the department’s customer service as his office continues to work on reform efforts, Military Times reported Thursday. Leo Shane III writes that McDonald told the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee that the MyVA restructuring plan aims to simplify the …

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