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Short Titles as Introduced

Assuring Quality Care for Veterans Act

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Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the continuing professional education reimbursement provided to health professionals employed by the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Actions Overview (1)

09/17/2014Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

09/29/2014Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Action By: Committee on Veterans' Affairs
09/17/2014Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
Action By: House of Representatives
09/17/2014Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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No cosponsors.

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Veterans' Affairs09/17/2014 Referred to
House Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Health09/29/2014 Referred to

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Introduced in House (09/17/2014)

Assuring Quality Care for Veterans Act - Authorizes (current law requires) the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to reimburse any full-time board-certified health professional (under current law, physician or dentist) appointed to the VA for continuing professional education expenses incurred, up to $1,600 per year (under current law, $1,000).

Directs that the expenses incurred be expenses required to maintain licensure.