H.R.1855 - Veterans' Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitative Services' Improvements Act of 2011112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Walz, Timothy J. [D-MN-1] (Introduced 05/11/2011)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||07/28/2011 Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Voice Vote . (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1855 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/11/2011)
Veterans' Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitative Services' Improvements Act of 2011 - Includes within a program of individualized rehabilitation and reintegration plans for veterans with traumatic brain injury (TBI): (1) the goal of maximizing the individual's independence and quality of life, and (2) improving such veterans' behavioral and mental health functioning.
Requires the inclusion of rehabilitative services in a Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) comprehensive program of long-term care for veterans' TBI that has residential, community, and home-based components utilizing interdisciplinary treatment teams.