S.3330 - Veterans' Health and Radiation Safety Act of 2010111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Casey, Robert P., Jr. [D-PA] (Introduced 05/07/2010)|
|Committees:||Senate - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||05/19/2010 Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.3330 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (05/07/2010)
Veterans' Health and Radiation Safety Act of 2010 - 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.