H.R. 1741 (109th): Rural Veterans Access to Care Act of 2005

Apr 20, 2005 (109th Congress, 2005–2006)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Thomas “Tom” Osborne
Representative for Nebraska's 3rd congressional district
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Apr 20, 2005
5 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 2379 (108th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 05, 2003


This bill was introduced on April 20, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Apr 20, 2005
Referred to Committee Apr 20, 2005
Full Title

To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to conduct a pilot program to improve access to health care for rural veterans, and for other purposes.


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Rural Veterans Access to Care Act of 2005 - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to conduct a FY 2006 through 2008 pilot program to improve health care access for rural veterans.
States that: (1) the program shall be conducted in three geographic service regions (Veterans Integrated Service Networks) of the Veterans Health Administration; and (2) medical services shall be provided by non-Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) providers for acute or chronic symptom management, non-therapeutic medical services, and other medical services as determined by the director of the appropriate geographic service region.
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