S.2170 - VETS Act of 2015114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Ernst, Joni [R-IA] (Introduced 10/08/2015)|
|Committees:||Senate - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 11/18/2015 Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2170 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
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.