The House Passes Rep. Correa’s Women Veterans Health Amendment
Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman Lou Correa (D-CA), announced the House passed his Improving Oversight Veterans’ Care Act as part of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).
Rep. Lou Correa said: “I am proud that the House has passed my Improving Oversight of Women Veterans’ Care Act as part of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The bill requires VA to submit an annual report to Congress about women veterans’ accessibility to gender-specific healthcare under community care contracts. It is vital that we ensure women veterans receive quality healthcare in a safe and dignified environment, as well as in a timely manner. This bill will also require the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to establish and distribute environment of care standards and inspection policies to VA Medical Centers, with facilities ineligible for a five-star end of year rating unless they meet such standards..”
Rep. Lou Correa represents California's 46th Congressional District
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