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Titles (2)

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Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

VA Credentialing and Privileging Improvement Act

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Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to expeditiously grant privileges to members of the Armed Forces who are health care providers to provide hospital care and medical services in medical facilities of the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Actions Overview (1)

07/31/2014Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

08/15/2014Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Action By: Committee on Veterans' Affairs
07/31/2014Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
Action By: House of Representatives
07/31/2014Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (6)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Cole, Tom [R-OK-4]* 07/31/2014
Rep. Brooks, Mo [R-AL-5]* 07/31/2014
Rep. Amodei, Mark E. [R-NV-2]* 07/31/2014
Rep. Ribble, Reid J. [R-WI-8]* 07/31/2014
Rep. King, Peter T. [R-NY-2]* 07/31/2014
Rep. Tipton, Scott R. [R-CO-3]* 07/31/2014

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Veterans' Affairs07/31/2014 Referred to
House Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Health08/15/2014 Referred to

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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.