VA Seeks Under Secretary for Health

National VFW - 4/14/2017

On Monday, VA announced that there will be a commission to identify the best candidate for the position of under secretary for Health from a pool of applicants. The under secretary is responsible for the nation’s largest integrated health care system, with more than 1,200 sites of care and more than 9 million enrolled beneficiaries. The commission, with yet-to-be-appointed members, is expected to make a recommendation by May 22. The recommendation goes to the president for consideration and any candidate would then have to be confirmed by the Senate.