H.R.8212: ECHO Act

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  • Introduced Sept. 11, 2020
  • Latest Major Action Sept. 11, 2020

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Bill Summary

VA Expanded Care Hours Act or the ECHO Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to conduct a study on the attitudes of veterans and Veterans Health Administration staff toward the VA offering appointments outside the usual operating hours of VA facilities, including via telehealth appointments. The VA must also study the feasibility and advisability of offering appointments outside the usual operating hours.

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 11, 2020
Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
Sept. 11, 2020

Introduced in the House by Joe Cunningham (D-S.C.)

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