H.R.1136 - A bill to consolidate the medical health care systems of the armed services to be administered in policy and operation solely by the Defense Health Agency.99th Congress (1985-1986)
Summary: H.R.1136 — 99th Congress (1985-1986)
Introduced in House (02/19/1985)
Consolidates the medical health care systems of the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marines to be administered in policy and operation solely by the Defense Health Agency (DHA).
Directs the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense to organize the DHA. States that the DHA shall be comprised of two offices, the Office of Policy and Operation and the Defense Readiness Office, to be administered by the Assistant Secretary and the Surgeons General of the Army, Navy, and Air Force, respectively. Outlines the functions of each such Office.
Prohibits the employment by the United States of an individual as a physician unless certain licensing and education criteria have been met.