Dr. Paul B. Rothman, the CEO of Johns Hopkins Medicine, met with President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday along with other medical leaders to discuss reform efforts at the Department of Veterans Affairs.
A senior transition official said Trump is considering a public-private option that would allow veterans to seek care from private hospitals.
"It's one of the options on the table," the official said. "Definitely an option on the table [is] to have a system where, potentially, vets can choose."
Rothman was joined by Dr. John Noseworthy, president and CEO of the Mayo Clinic; Cleveland Clinic CEO Delos "Toby" Cosgrove...