H.R.2838 - Acupuncture for Our Heroes Act115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Chu, Judy [D-CA-27] (Introduced 06/08/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 06/08/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2838 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/08/2017)
Acupuncture for Our Heroes Act
This bill provides access to qualified acupuncturist services for veterans enrolled in the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) health care system.
The VA shall carry out such program at in at least one VA facility in each Veterans Integrated Service Network in both urban and rural areas.
The VA shall establish the Advisory Committee on Acupuncturist Services, which shall: (1) review and evaluate the ability of a veteran to access an acupuncturist at VA facilities, and (2) advise the VA on governing protocols.