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senate Bill S. 1873

Veteran Partners' Efforts to Enhance Reintegration Act

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    The President has not signed this bill
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      house Committees
      Health
      Committee on Veterans' Affairs
  • The senate Passed January 25th, 2018
    Passed by Voice Vote
      senate Committees
      Committee on Veterans' Affairs
    IntroducedSeptember 27th, 2017

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Title

Veteran Partners' Efforts to Enhance Reintegration Act

Official Title

A bill to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a program to establish peer specialists in patient aligned care teams at medical centers of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.

Summary

Veteran Partners' Efforts to Enhance Reintegration Act or the Veteran PEER Act (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to carry out a program to establish not fewer than two peer specialists in patient aligned care teams at VA medical centers to promote the use and integration of services for mental health, substance use disorder, and behavior health in a primary care setting. The VA shall ensure that the needs of female veterans are specifically addressed and that female peer specialists are included in the program.

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