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H.R.241: Veterans Timely Access to Health Care Act
About this Bill
|This bill was introduced in the||113th Congress|
|This bill is primarily about||armed forces and national security|
|You can||read the bill|
|Sponsor||Dennis Ross, R-Fla.|
|Total Cosponsors||25 (4 Democrats, 21 Republicans)|
|Introduced||Jan. 14, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||May 21, 2013|
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- Bill introduced in the House
- Bill passed in the House
- Bill passed in the Senate
- Bill signed into law
Veterans Timely Access to Health Care Act - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to ensure that the standard for access to care for a veteran seeking hospital care and medical services from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is 30 days from the date the veteran contacts the VA.
Directs the Secretary to periodically review the performance of VA medical facilities in meeting such standard.
Requires quarterly reports from the Secretary to the congressional veterans' committees on the VA's experience with respect to appointment waiting times.
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|May 21, 2013||Subcommittee Hearings Held.|
|Feb. 8, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.|
|Jan. 14, 2013||Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.|