H.R.2899 - To amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to conduct a five-year pilot program to demonstrate the advantages of providing veterans in nursing homes with treatment and services to maintain or reactivate living function in those veterans.102nd Congress (1991-1992)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Evans, Lane [D-IL-17] (Introduced 07/16/1991)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||07/16/1991 Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2899 — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/16/1991)
Authorizes the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to conduct a five-year pilot program to demonstrate the cost-effectiveness and advantages of furnishing care to elderly veterans in nursing homes in order to treat and reactivate or maintain day-to-day living functions in those veterans. Authorizes the Secretary to set a daily rate of reimbursement for such care.
Authorizes appropriations for five fiscal years for increased costs of reimbursement of non-Department of Veterans Affairs nursing homes under such program.
Requires the Secretary to submit interim and final reports to the Congress concerning the effectiveness of the pilot program.