H.R.5145 - Assuring Quality Care for Veterans Act111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. McNerney, Jerry [D-CA-11] (Introduced 04/27/2010)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs | Senate - Veterans' Affairs|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 111-489|
|Latest Action:||05/26/2010 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. (All Actions)|
|Major Recorded Votes:||05/25/2010 : Passed House|
This bill has the status Passed House
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Summary: H.R.5145 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed House amended (05/25/2010)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the House reported version is repeated here.)
Assuring Quality Care for Veterans Act - Authorizes (current law requires) the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to reimburse any full-time board-certified health professional (under current law, physician or dentist) appointed to the VA for continuing professional education expenses incurred, up to $1,600 per year (under current law, $1,000).
Directs that the expenses incurred be required to maintain licensure.
Prohibits reimbursement for the same expenses incurred for continuing professional education provided by a VA medical center.