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      house Committees
      House Committee on Veterans' Affairs
      Health
    IntroducedJuly 18th, 2013

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Title

Long-Term Care Veterans Choice Act

Official Title

To amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to enter into contracts and agreements for the transfer of veterans to non-Department medical foster homes for certain veterans who are unable to live independently.

Summary

Long-Term Care Veterans Choice Act - Authorizes the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to transfer an eligible veteran who requests a transfer to a non-VA nursing home to a medical foster home that meets VA standards, pursuant to a contract or agreement between the VA and the foster home. Requires a veteran so transferred to agree, as a transfer condition, to accept home health services furnished by the VA.

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