H.R. 3530: Improving Confidence in Veterans' Care Act

CBO Score

$2 million

Date of Report

Mon November 18th, 2019

CBO Report Details

Legislation Details

116th Congress

To amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to enforce the licensure requirement for medical providers of the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Sponsor: Rep. Michael Cloud — R — TX

Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to assess and report on whether its medical centers continually verify that its medical staff meets requirements for professional licenses, registrations, and educational achievements. The bill also requires VA to biannually train some employees to verify that the medical staff have met the credentialing requirements. Under current law, VA conducts one-time training for employees responsible for reviewing and validating the credentials of health care professionals of the department. In addition, the bill codifies various practices of the department regarding monitoring, reviewing, and reporting credentialing requirements for health care professionals.

View the full vote history of this bill on GovTrack.us.

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