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Vet Connect Act of 2016
To amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to disclose to non-Department of Veterans Affairs health care providers certain medical records of veterans who receive health care from such providers.
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) Vet Connect Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to disclose to non-VA entities that provide hospital care or medical treatment to veterans (including private entities and other federal agencies) records of the identity, diagnosis, prognosis, or treatment of any patient in connection with a program relating to drug abuse, alcoholism or alcohol abuse, infection with the human immunodeficiency virus, or sickle cell anemia.
- Not enactedThe President has not signed this bill
- The senate has not voted
Committee on Veterans' Affairs
- senate Committees
- The house Passed September 26th, 2016Passed by Voice Vote
HealthCommittee on Veterans' AffairsIntroducedApril 29th, 2016
- house Committees