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Titles (7)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Reported to House

VA MISSION Act of 2018
VA Maintaining Internal Systems and Strengthening Integrated Outside Networks Act of 2018

Short Titles as Introduced

VA MISSION Act of 2018
VA Maintaining Internal Systems and Strengthening Integrated Outside Networks Act of 2018

Short Titles as Introduced for portions of this bill
  • Caring for Our Veterans Act of 2018
  • VA Asset and Infrastructure Review Act of 2018

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To establish a permanent community care program for veterans, to establish a commission for the purpose of making recommendations regarding the modernization or realignment of facilities of the Veterans Health Administration, to improve construction of the Department of Veterans Affairs, to make certain improvements in the laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs relating to the home loan program of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (3)

Date
05/11/2018Committee on Rules discharged.
05/11/2018Reported by the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. H. Rept. 115-671, Part I.
05/03/2018Introduced in House

All Actions (10)

Date
05/11/2018Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 516.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/11/2018Committee on Rules discharged.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/11/2018Reported by the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. H. Rept. 115-671, Part I.
05/08/2018Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 20 - 2.
05/08/2018Subcommittee on Health Discharged.
05/08/2018Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
05/03/2018Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Action By: Committee on Veterans' Affairs
05/03/2018Referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, and in addition to the Committee on Rules, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/03/2018Referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, and in addition to the Committee on Rules, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/03/2018Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Veterans' Affairs05/03/2018 Referred to
05/08/2018 Markup by
05/11/2018 Reported by H. Rept. 115-671
House Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Health05/03/2018 Referred to
05/08/2018 Discharged from
House Rules05/03/2018 Referred to
05/11/2018 Discharged from

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Subjects (77)


Latest Summary (2)

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Reported to House without amendment, Part I (05/11/2018)

VA Maintaining Internal Systems and Strengthening Integrated Outside Networks Act of 2018 or VA MISSION Act of 2018

This bill consolidates Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) community care programs, revises other VA health care programs and facilities provisions, and makes appropriations for veterans care.

The bill establishes the Veterans Community Care Program to furnish hospital care, medical services, and extended care services through certain non-VA providers to veterans who are enrolled in the VA health care system or otherwise entitled to VA care.

The VA may enter agreements with non-VA providers to furnish veterans with care that is otherwise not feasibly available.

The VA shall: (1) establish standards for VA health care quality and for non-VA care in areas of VA expertise, (2) prohibit rehiring previously-removed VA providers, (3) provide prompt payment to providers, (4) establish opioid prescribing practices for non-VA providers, and (5) carry out the modernization or realignment of Veterans Health Administration facilities.

The Veterans Choice Program is terminated after one year.

The bill establishes: (1) the Center for Innovation for Care and Payment, and (2) the Asset and Infrastructure Review Commission.

The VA may: (1) provide care for the live donor of a transplant for a veteran, and (2) carry out a Specialty Education Loan Repayment Program and other actions to recruit health care professionals.

The VA family caregiver program is expanded.

The Office of Management and Budget shall review each enhanced-use facility lease.

The bill establishes pilot programs for medical scribes, mobile deployment teams for underserved facilities, and graduate medical education.

The bill extends VA pension reductions for Medicare-covered veterans in nursing homes.