S.609 - Chiropractic Care Available to All Veterans Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Moran, Jerry [R-KS] (Introduced 03/13/2017)|
|Committees:||Senate - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 05/17/2017 Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 115-299. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.609 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (03/13/2017)
Chiropractic Care Available to All Veterans Act of 2017
This bill amends the Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care Programs Enhancement Act of 2001 to require a program under which the Secretary of Veterans Affairs provides chiropractic care and services to veterans through Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical centers and clinics to be carried out at: (1) no fewer than 75 medical centers by December 31, 2018, and (2) all medical centers by December 31, 2020.
Chiropractic examinations and services are included within required VA medical, rehabilitative, and preventive health care services.