S. 2383 (110th): A bill to require a pilot program on the mobile provision of care and services for veterans in rural areas by the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.

Nov 16, 2007 (110th Congress, 2007–2009)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Amy Klobuchar
Senator from Minnesota
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Nov 16, 2007
9 pages

This bill was introduced on November 16, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Nov 16, 2007
Referred to Committee Nov 16, 2007

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1 cosponsors (1R) (show)

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Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a pilot program to assess the feasibility and advisability of providing care and a variety of services (including counseling) to veterans residing in rural areas through a mobile system that transports Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical and benefits personnel, as well as equipment and other materials, to the areas designated for the program.
Requires a mobile system to visit each designated area at least once each 45 days and remain present during each visit for at least 48 hours.
Sets forth coordination requirements concerning identification of veterans who are not enrolled in, or otherwise being cared for by, the VA health care system, county and local veterans service offices, and use of community-based VA outpatient clinics.

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