Summary: H.R.2899 — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.2899. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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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.