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H.R. 5047: VA Community Care Enhancement Act

To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a demonstration program to provide expanded access to medical services through partnerships between Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers and Federally Qualified Health Centers, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Gus Bilirakis

Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 12th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Feb 15, 2018
Length: 12 pages

Feb 15, 2018


Introduced on Feb 15, 2018

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on February 15, 2018. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.


9% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)


Feb 15, 2018

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Ordered Reported

Passed House (Senate next)

Passed Senate

Signed by the President

H.R. 5047 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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