Valadao Introduces Bill to Ensure Timely Care for Veterans
ACTIVATE will Assist in Scheduling Medical Appointments
Rep. David G. Valadao (CA-21) introduced legislation to ensure veterans receive quality and timely healthcare from the Department of Veterans Affairs.On Wednesday, September 28, 2016, United States Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) introduced legislation to ensure veterans receive quality and timely healthcare from the Department of Veterans Affairs.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is responsible for providing healthcare for our nation’s veterans. However, in recent years, the VA has failed to fulfill this responsibility, jeopardizing the health and well being of those who have served our country. The VA’s inability to efficiently schedule medical care for our veterans has resulted in substantial backlog and failure to provide adequate care.
H.R. 6207, the Act to Improve VA Timing and Efficiency (ACTIVATE) would assist the VA in scheduling prompt medical appointments so our veterans are able to access the quality and efficient care they depend on through the Veterans Health Administration.
H.R. 6207, the Act to Improve VA Timing and Efficiency (ACTIVATE) was introduced in the United States House of Representatives on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 by Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21). Original cosponsors of the legislation include Representatives Mike Bishop (MI-8), Ken Calvert (CA-42), Chris Collins (NY-27), Jim Costa (CA-16), Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), Jeff Denham (CA-10), Lynn Jenkins (KS-02), David Joyce (OH-14), Steve King (IA-04), Steve Knight (CA-25), Tom McClintock (CA-04), Devin Nunes (CA-22), Jim Sensenbrenner (WI-05), Elise Stefanik (NY-21), and Daniel Webster (FL-10).
More information on H.R. 6207 can be found here. Full text of the legislation can be found here.
Congressman David G. Valadao represents the 21st Congressional District, which includes Kings County and portions of Fresno, Tulare, and Kern Counties.