H.R.5145 - Assuring Quality Care for Veterans Act

To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the continuing professional education reimbursement provided to health professionals employed by the Department of Veterans Affairs. view all titles (4)

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  • Short: Assuring Quality Care for Veterans Act as introduced.
  • Official: To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the continuing professional education reimbursement provided to health professionals employed by the Department of Veterans Affairs. as introduced.
  • Short: Assuring Quality Care for Veterans Act as reported to house.
  • Short: Assuring Quality Care for Veterans Act as passed house.

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Result: Passed - May 25, 2010

Roll call number 294 in the House

Question: On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 5145 Assuring Quality Care for Veterans Act

 

Official Summary

Assuring Quality Care for Veterans Act - Authorizes (current law requires) the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to reimburse any full-time board-certified health professional (under current law, physician or dentist) appointed to the VA for continuing professional education expenses incur

Official Summary

Assuring Quality Care for Veterans Act - Authorizes (current law requires) the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to reimburse any full-time board-certified health professional (under current law, physician or dentist) appointed to the VA for continuing professional education expenses incurred, up to $1,600 per year (under current law, $1,000). Directs that the expenses incurred be required to maintain licensure. Prohibits reimbursement for the same expenses incurred for continuing professional education provided by a VA medical center.

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