S.3516 - VA Best-Practices Peer Review Act of 2016114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Sen. McCain, John [R-AZ] (Introduced 12/07/2016)|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 12/08/2016 Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 717. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.3516 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (12/07/2016)
VA Best-Practices Peer Review Act of 2016
This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide for the conduct by a nongovernmental hospital organization of a best-practices peer review of each VA medical center to evaluate the efficacy of health care delivered at each such center.
The VA must give priority for such review to the VA centers with the longest wait times for an appointment or the worst health outcomes.