HR1848: Veterans Affairs Medical Scribe Pilot Act of 2017

By | January 24, 2018
Seal of the US Dept of Veterans Affairs

Seal of the US Dept of Veterans Affairs

This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to carry out a two-year pilot program under which it shall increase the use of medical scribes at VA medical centers.

Official Summary

Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by President
Became Public Law


Amended in committee.


Original sponsor: Rep. Roe, David P. [R-TN-1]

Cosponsors: Rep. Walden, Greg [R-OR-2], Rep. Higgins, Clay [R-LA-3], Rep. Young, David [R-IA-3]


Passed House by voice vote.

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