Summary: H.R.2876 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (07/12/1989)

Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to reimburse a veteran for the reasonable value of hospital care or medical services to which such veteran is entitled, and for which such veteran has made payment, if such care or services were rendered in a hospital located in a rural area (as defined under the Social Security Act). Requires such reimbursement to include travel and incidental expenses associated with such care or services.

Prohibits the Secretary from using the requirements of this Act as a basis for closing any existing health-care facility, reducing the number of hospital beds at any medical center, or modifying any construction or capital improvement project.