H.R.1741 - Rural Veterans Access to Care Act of 2005109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Osborne, Tom [R-NE-3] (Introduced 04/20/2005)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||04/25/2005 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1741 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
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.