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H.R. 2460: To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the provision of adult day health care services for veterans.

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

Introduced: May 19, 2015 (114th Congress)

Sponsor: (No First Name Found) (No Last Name Found) [-]

Status: Passed House - Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

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 either specifically for a service-connected disability, or, if not specifically for one, 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.

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