Sec. Wilkie on expanding health care for veterans
Clip: 07/11/2019 | 9m 47s
The Department of Veterans Affairs recently launched a major expansion aimed to improve veteran health care by opening up access to private doctors. But critics say the program offloads government responsibility to the private sector. Judy Woodruff sits down with the department’s head, Sec. Robert Wilkie, to discuss that issue as well as mental health, homelessness and supporting female veterans.
Aired: 07/11/19Video has closed captioning.
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