Summary: H.R.1741 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.1741. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (04/20/2005)

Rural Veterans Access to Care Act of 2005 - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to conduct a FY 2006 through 2008 pilot program to improve health care access for rural veterans.

States that: (1) the program shall be conducted in three geographic service regions (Veterans Integrated Service Networks) of the Veterans Health Administration; and (2) medical services shall be provided by non-Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) providers for acute or chronic symptom management, non-therapeutic medical services, and other medical services as determined by the director of the appropriate geographic service region.

Obligates program funds.