Summary: S.2170 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for S.2170. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in Senate (10/08/2015)

Veterans E-Health & Telemedicine Support Act of 2015 or VETS Act of 2015

Allows a health care professional who is authorized to provide health care through the Department of Veterans Affairs and who is licensed, registered, or certified in a state to practice his or her profession at any location in any state, regardless of where the professional or patient is located, if the professional is using telemedicine to provide treatment.

Allows such treatment regardless of whether the professional or patient is located in a federally-owned facility.