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house Bill H.R. 1005

To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the provision of adult day health care services for veterans.

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Official Title

To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the provision of adult day health care services for veterans.

Summary

This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) (Sec. 1) This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to enter into an agreement or a contract with each state home to pay for adult day health care for a veteran eligible for, but not receiving, nursing home care. The veteran must need such care specifically for a service-connected disability or the veteran must have a service-connected disability rated 70% or more. Payment under each agreement or contract between the VA and a state home must equal 65% of the payment that the VA would otherwise pay to the state home if the veteran were receiving nursing home care. Such payment constitutes full payment to the state home for such care.

bill Progress


  • Not enacted
    The President has not signed this bill
  • The senate has not voted
      senate Committees
      Committee on Veterans' Affairs
  • The house Passed May 23rd, 2017
    Passed by Voice Vote
      house Committees
      Health
      Committee on Veterans' Affairs
    IntroducedFebruary 13th, 2017

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