H.R.1506 - VA Health Care Provider Education Debt Relief Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. O'Rourke, Beto [D-TX-16] (Introduced 03/10/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 04/17/2018 Subcommittee Hearings Held. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1506 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/10/2017)
VA Health Care Provider Education Debt Relief Act of 2017
This bill increases the annual and five-year caps on the amount of education debt reduction available to Veterans Health Administration health care professionals under the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) education debt reduction program.
The VA may waive such caps for a participant working in a geographical area designated by the Department of Health and Human Services as a health professional shortage area with respect to such participant's specialty or assignment.