H.R.241 - Veterans Timely Access to Health Care Act113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Ross, Dennis A. [R-FL-15] (Introduced 01/14/2013)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||05/21/2013 Subcommittee Hearings Held. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.241 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/14/2013)
Veterans Timely Access to Health Care Act - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to ensure that the standard for access to care for a veteran seeking hospital care and medical services from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is 30 days from the date the veteran contacts the VA.
Directs the Secretary to periodically review the performance of VA medical facilities in meeting such standard.
Requires quarterly reports from the Secretary to the congressional veterans' committees on the VA's experience with respect to appointment waiting times.