H.R.3831: Veterans Dialysis Pilot Program Review Act of 2014

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about armed forces and national security
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Sponsor Phil Roe, R-Tenn.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced Jan. 9, 2014
Latest Major Action March 27, 2014
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Bill Summary

Veterans Dialysis Pilot Program Review Act of 2014 - Prohibits the Secretary of Veterans Affairs from expanding the dialysis pilot program (established by the Secretary in 2009 to provide dialysis care to patients at certain Department of Veterans Affairs [VA] outpatient facilities) or creating any new dialysis capability provided by the VA in any facility other than an initial facility (one of four outpatient facilities the Secretary identified to participate in the program) until after: (1) the Secretary has implemented the pilot program at each initial facility for at least two years, (2) an independent analysis of the program has been conducted at each initial facility, and (3) the Secretary has submitted a report on such analysis to Congress.

Requires the Secretary, in order to increase the access of veterans to dialysis care and decrease the travel time required to receive such care, to fully use existing VA dialysis resources, including any community dialysis provid...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
March 27, 2014 Subcommittee Hearings Held.
Jan. 28, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Jan. 9, 2014 Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.