What’s America’s largest public healthcare system? It’s not Medicare, which isn’t a provider of healthcare, just a payer. It’s the Veterans Health Administration, which looks after nine million ex-service members. Healthcare journalist Suzanne Gordon discusses why we should care about the Veterans Health Administration – and the push to privatize it.
Suzanne Gordon, Wounds of War: How the VA Delivers Health, Healing, and Hope to the Nation’s Veterans Cornell University Press, 2018
Suzanne Gordon & Jasper Craven, “Trump’s Under-the-Radar Push to Dismantle Veterans Health Care,” The American Prospect January 15, 2019