H.R.5342 - VA Credentialing and Privileging Improvement Act113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Heck, Joseph J. [R-NV-3] (Introduced 07/31/2014)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 08/15/2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5342 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/31/2014)
VA Credentialing and Privileging Improvement Act - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA), within 30 days after a military health care provider requests privileges to provide hospital care or medical services in a VA medical facility, to approve such provider's credentials and grant such privileges, unless the Secretary can show cause for denying such privileges.
Defines "military health care provider" as a member of the Armed Forces who is: (1) a health care provider; (2) serving on active duty in, or in the process of being separated from, the Armed Forces; and (3) privileged to work in a military treatment facility.