S.1089 - Veterans Health Care Improvement Act of 2011

A bill to provide for the introduction of pay-for-performance compensation mechanisms into contracts of the Department of Veterans Affairs with community-based outpatient clinics for the provision of health care services, and for other purposes. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: A bill to provide for the introduction of pay-for-performance compensation mechanisms into contracts of the Department of Veterans Affairs with community-based outpatient clinics for the provision of health care services, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Veterans Health Care Improvement Act of 2011 as introduced.

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Official Summary

Veterans Health Care Improvement Act of 2011 - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to: (1) submit to Congress a plan to introduce pay-for-performance mechanisms into contracts which compensate Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) contractors for the provision of veterans' health c

Official Summary

Veterans Health Care Improvement Act of 2011 - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to:
(1) submit to Congress a plan to introduce pay-for-performance mechanisms into contracts which compensate Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) contractors for the provision of veterans' health care services through community-based outpatient clinics (clinics);
(2) commence plan implementation within 60 days after submission, unless Congress enacts a law prohibiting or modifying plan implementation; and
(3) report semiannually to Congress on the advisability of utilizing such mechanisms in the provision of VA health care services by means in addition to such clinics.

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