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Short Titles as Introduced

Veterans Health Access Act

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Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to consider the best interest of the veteran when determining whether the veteran should receive certain contracted health care.

Actions Overview (1)

06/18/2013Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

07/01/2013Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Action By: Committee on Veterans' Affairs
06/18/2013Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
Action By: House of Representatives
06/18/2013Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Veterans' Affairs06/18/2013 Referred to
House Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Health07/01/2013 Referred to

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Introduced in House (06/18/2013)

Veterans Health Access Act - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, when it is determined that Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) facilities are not capable of furnishing economic hospital care or medical services because of geographical inaccessibility or the care or services required, to determine whether or not to furnish such care or services to a veteran in a non-VA facility. Requires such determination to be made within 30 days following the request for such care or services.