S. 143: Department of Energy Veterans' Health Initiative Act

CBO Score

$53 million

Date of Report

Wed August 7th, 2019

CBO Report Details

Legislation Details

116th Congress

A bill to authorize the Department of Energy to conduct collaborative research with the Department of Veterans Affairs in order to improve healthcare services for veterans in the United States, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Joni Ernst — R — IA

Directs the Department of Energy (DOE) to establish a research program in artificial intelligence and high-performance computing that is focused on the development of tools to (1) solve big data challenges associated with veterans' health care, and (2) support the Department of Veterans Affairs in identifying potential health risks and challenges. DOE shall carry out a pilot program to develop tools for big data analytics in ord...

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