Summary: H.R.2037 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (04/06/2017)

Veterans Health Care Freedom Act

This bill amends the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 to make the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Choice Program permanent.

Eligibility requirements under the program are revised.

The VA shall submit an annual report to Congress that includes: (1) any increase or decrease in the number of veterans seeking hospital care or medical services at each VA medical facility, and (2) facility budget recommendations based upon such increase or decrease.