Summary: H.R.6778 — 96th Congress (1979-1980)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (03/11/1980)

Veterans' Administration Medical Quality Assurance Records Confidentiality Act - Provides for the confidentiality of all records and documents which are part of any Veterans' Administration medical quality assurance program. Stipulates that disclosure of such material may be made only under specified circumstances (unlawful disclosure to be punishable by fine and/or imprisonment), including: (1) congressional oversight functions; (2) Government or private licensing and accreditation functions; (3) statutory functions; and (4) public health or safety, or emergency, functions.

Defines "medical quality assurance programs" for purposes of this Act.