About the bill
S. 1266 would authorize the VA to contract with a nonprofit organization that accredits U.S. health care organizations/programs to investigate and assess/report deficiencies at VA medical centers (VAMCs).
The Veterans Integrated Services Networks (VISNs) are responsible for the planning, budgeting, and service delivery in the provision of healthcare to veterans within a geographic region that include multiple VAMCs and may stretch across multiple states. Overall, there are 18 VISNs in the Veterans Health Administration.
S. 1266 authorizes VISN or VAMC directors to contract with outside entities to ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senior Senator for Oklahoma. Republican.
Last Updated: Dec 8, 2017
Length: 2 pages
May 25, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 20, 2017
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 20, 2017.
S. 1266 is a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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