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Titles (3)

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Short Titles - Senate

Short Titles as Introduced

VETS Act of 2017
Veterans E-Health and Telemedicine Support Act of 2017

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Official Titles - Senate

Official Titles as Introduced

A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the ability of health care professionals to treat veterans through the use of telemedicine, and for other purposes.

Actions Overview (1)

04/25/2017 Introduced in Senate

All Actions (1)

04/25/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
Action By: Senate

Cosponsors (11)

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
Senate Veterans' Affairs04/25/2017 Referred to

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Subjects (7)

  • Congressional oversight
  • Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Health personnel
  • Health technology, devices, supplies
  • Licensing and registrations
  • Veterans' medical care

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Introduced in Senate (04/25/2017)

Veterans E-Health and Telemedicine Support Act of 2017 or the VETS Act of 2017

This bill allows a licensed health care professional of the Department of Veterans Affairs to practice his or her profession using telemedicine at any location in any state, regardless of where the professional or patient is located.