H.R.5755: Veterans Patient Advocacy Act

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Veterans Patient Advocacy Act This bill requires the Office of Patient Advocacy within the Veterans Health Administration to ensure (1) there is not fewer than one patient advocate for every 13,500 veterans enrolled in the Department of Veterans Affairs health care system, and (2) highly rural veterans may access the services of patient advocates. The bill also requires the Government Accountability Office to report on the implementation of...

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Date Description
Feb. 2, 2022
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 18 - 10.
Feb. 2, 2022
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Nov. 2, 2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Oct. 27, 2021
Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
Oct. 27, 2021

Introduced in the House by John Moolenaar (R-Mich.)

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