Summary

                            To require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to use existing authorities to furnish health care at non-Department of Veterans Affairs facilities to veterans who live more than 40 miles driving distance from the closest medical facility of the Department that furnishes the care sought by the veteran.

Introduced in House
Veterans Access to Community Care Act of 2017

This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to use the VA's
existing authority to furnish health care to veterans at non-VA facilities to
provide health care at non-VA facilities to veterans who reside more than 40
miles driving distance from the closest VA medical facility providing the care
they seek.



                        

Actions

  • Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

    Mar 31st, 2017
  • Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

    Mar 30th, 2017
  • Introduced in House

    Mar 30th, 2017
  • Introduced in House

    Mar 30th, 2017