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Short Titles as Introduced

Veteran-Centered Access to Coordinated Health Care Act of 2014

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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 enter into contracts with health care providers to improve health care access and care coordination for veterans, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
01/13/2014Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

Date
01/28/2014Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Action By: Committee on Veterans' Affairs
01/13/2014Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/13/2014Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Veterans' Affairs01/13/2014 Referred to
House Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Health01/28/2014 Referred to

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Introduced in House (01/13/2014)

Veteran-Centered Access to Coordinated Health Care Act of 2014 - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide certain enrolled veterans with health services (authorized hospital care or medical, rehabilitative, or preventive health services) that are provided by a non-VA provider with whom the Secretary enters into a contract if the Secretary determines that VA facilities are incapable of furnishing such services because of: (1) geographical inaccessibility; or (2) a lack of required personnel or ability to provide timely and reasonable access.

Specifies the order of priority of locations for such non-VA providers.

Sets forth requirements concerning VA care coordination with such providers and provider performance metrics.

Amends the Veterans' Mental Health and Other Care Improvements Act of 2008 to reauthorize, for three years, a VA pilot program of contract care authority within each Veterans Integrated Service Network for the health care needs of veterans in highly rural areas.