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house Bill H.R. 5145

Assuring Quality Care for Veterans Act

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      Committee on Veterans' Affairs
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      Committee on Veterans' Affairs
    IntroducedApril 27th, 2010

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Assuring Quality Care for Veterans Act

Official Title

To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the continuing professional education reimbursement provided to health professionals employed by the Department of Veterans Affairs.


Assuring Quality Care for Veterans Act - Authorizes (current law requires) the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to reimburse any full-time board-certified health professional (under current law, physician or dentist) appointed to the VA for continuing professional education expenses incurred, up to $1,600 per year (under current law, $1,000). Directs that the expenses incurred be required to maintain licensure. Prohibits reimbursement for the same expenses incurred for continuing professional education provided by a VA medical center.

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