H.R.4134 - Veterans Health Care Staffing Improvement Act114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. DeFazio, Peter A. [D-OR-4] (Introduced 11/30/2015)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs; Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||House - 12/04/2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4134 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (11/30/2015)
Veterans Health Care Staffing Improvement Act
This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to carry out a Docs-to-Doctors Program to recruit individuals separating from the Armed Forces who served in a health care capacity in the Armed Forces.
The VA shall: (1) implement a uniform credentialing process for certain health care employees of the Veterans Health Administration; and (2) provide full practice authority to advanced practice registered nurses, physician assistants, and such other licensed VA health care professionals as consistent with their education, training, and certification.