H.R.5518 - Assuring Quality Care for Veterans Act113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Rep. McNerney, Jerry [D-CA-9] (Introduced 09/17/2014)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 09/29/2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5518 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)
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.