Summary: H.R.5500 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (04/12/2018)

Veterans' Credit Protection Act

This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to conduct outreach to inform veterans of how to resolve credit issues caused by a delayed payment of a claim for emergency hospital care, medical services, or other emergency health care furnished through a non-VA provider.

The Government Accountability Office shall conduct a study that evaluates the effectiveness of the Office of Community Care in providing timely payment of a proper invoice for such care by the required payment date.