US HB501 | 2017-2018 | 115th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 3-1)
Status: Introduced on January 12 2017 - 25% progression
Action: 2017-09-26 - Subcommittee Hearings Held.
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

VA Transparency Enhancement Act of 2017 This bill requires the director of each Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical facility to report quarterly to the VA on: the number of patients who contracted an infection as result of surgery at such medical facility, including a brief summary of each case; and the number of, and reasons for, scheduled surgeries that were cancelled or transferred to another facility and the subsequent number of days that each patient had to wait for surgery. The VA shall submit such reports and a summary of such reports to Congress and publish them on its website.

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Title

VA Transparency Enhancement Act of 2017

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History

DateChamberAction
2017-09-26HouseSubcommittee Hearings Held.
2017-02-03HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Health.
2017-01-12HouseReferred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
2017-01-12HouseIntroduced in House

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