Summary: S.1463 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed Senate without amendment (05/22/2015)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.)

Access to Community Care for Veterans Act of 2015

(Sec. 2) This bill amends the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 regarding the veterans choice program to allow a veteran to access a non-Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical facility, including a community-based outpatient clinic, if the VA facility within 40 miles driving distance of the veteran's home does not offer the needed hospital or medical services.