H.R.4062 - Veterans' Health and Radiation Safety Act111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Adler, John H. [D-NJ-3] (Introduced 11/07/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||05/27/2010 Subcommittee Hearings Held. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4062 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (11/07/2009)
Veterans' Health and Radiation Safety Act - Requires the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to to report annually to Congress on the low-volume (treating 100 patients or fewer) programs at each medical facility of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
Directs the Secretary to ensure that all employees at a VA hospital where radioactive isotopes are used in the administration of medical services receive appropriate training on what constitutes a medical event and when and to whom a medical event should be reported. Prohibits such isotopes from being used at a VA hospital where such training is not provided.
Requires the Secretary to carry out specified evaluations and peer reviews of all medical services provided under contract with a non-government entity.