H.R.288 - Veterans Medical Access Act114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Brownley, Julia [D-CA-26] (Introduced 01/13/2015)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||02/06/2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.288 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/13/2015)
Veterans Medical Access Act
Authorizes payment under the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) beneficiary travel program of travel expenses in connection with medical examination, treatment, or care of a veteran with vision impairment, a spinal cord injury or disorder, or double or multiple amputations whose travel is in connection with care provided through a VA special disabilities rehabilitation program, if such care is provided: (1) on an inpatient basis, or (2) while a veteran is provided temporary lodging at a VA facility in order to make such care more accessible.
Requires a report from the Secretary to the congressional veterans committees on the travel program.