Vets groups and lawmakers say they’re against it — but what does ‘privatization’ of Veterans Affairs really mean?

Navy veteran Samuel Ewing, left, waits to be seen by a medical care provider at the Sacramento Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Rancho Cordova, Calif., in April 2015. White House and department officials are involved in a years-long fight over Continue reading Vets groups and lawmakers say they’re against it — but what does ‘privatization’ of Veterans Affairs really mean?

VA releases plans for sweeping health care overhaul

The plan would potentially send tens of thousands of veterans into the private sector for medical appointments. (Patrick Semansky/Associated Press) WASHINGTON — Veterans Affairs officials on Monday presented Congress with their formal plan to ease rules concerning veterans seeking medical Continue reading VA releases plans for sweeping health care overhaul