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Veterans Community Care and Access Act of 2017

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A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve veterans' health care benefits, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
12/01/2017Introduced in Senate

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Date All Actions
12/01/2017Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
Action By: Senate

Cosponsors (3)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Moran, Jerry [R-KS]* 12/01/2017
Sen. Burr, Richard [R-NC] 12/13/2017
Sen. Ernst, Joni [R-IA] 02/15/2018

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Senate Veterans' Affairs12/01/2017 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (12/01/2017)

Veterans Community Care and Access Act of 2017

This bill revises requirements governing health care benefits provided to veterans under programs of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), including to: (1) replace the existing VA programs that provide hospital care, medical services, and extended care services to veterans in their communities at non-VA facilities or through non-VA providers with a new Veterans Community Care Program; and (2) provide funds for veterans health care.