H.R.4774 - Veterans' Health Accountability Act113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Stockman, Steve [R-TX-36] (Introduced 05/29/2014)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 06/16/2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4774 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/29/2014)
Veterans' Health Accountability Act - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide a voucher for the market price of the needed service for use at a non-VA facility for any veteran who has been denied health care at any VA facility on a timely basis (defined as one day for procedures and seven calendar days for tests).
Makes all veterans eligible for VA-paid care from non-VA facilities, and directs the Secretary of the VA to immediately prepare for the privatization of all VA facilities within one calendar year, if more than 10% of the Veterans Health Administration's budget goes toward such health vouchers.