What the Dept. of Veterans Affairs is doing to expand care and reduce veteran suicides

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Published on 11 Jul 2019, 23:40
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.


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