H.R.1507 - Ask Veterans Act115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. O'Rourke, Beto [D-TX-16] (Introduced 03/10/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/27/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1507 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/10/2017)
Ask Veterans Act
This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to contract with an experienced non-government entity to conduct an annual survey, over a five-year period, to determine the experiences of veterans in obtaining hospital care and medical services at each VA medical facility.
Those surveys shall include questions relating to:
- a veteran's ability to obtain hospital care and medical services at the facility in a timely manner,
- the time between the date the veteran requests an appointment and the date the appointment is scheduled,
- the frequency with which scheduled appointments are canceled, and
- the quality of hospital care or medical services received.
The VA shall make the results of the surveys publicly available on the VA's Internet website.