Summary: H.R.4334 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House amended (05/21/2018)

Improving Oversight of Women Veterans' Care Act of 2018

(Sec. 2) This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to report to Congress annually on the access of women veterans to gender-specific medical care (mammograms, maternity care, and gynecological care) provided by contracting non-VA medical providers.

(Sec. 3) Each VA medical facility must report quarterly to the VA on the facility's compliance with the environment of care standards for women veterans, which are standards intended to protect the privacy, safety, and dignity of women veterans when they receive medical care. The VA must report to Congress with a plan to strengthen such standards.