H.R. 4923 (111th): TRICARE Dependent Coverage Extension Act

Introduced:
Mar 24, 2010 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee) in a previous session of Congress
See Instead:

S. 3201 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Apr 14, 2010

This bill was introduced on March 24, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced
Mar 24, 2010
 
Sponsor
Martin Heinrich
Representative for New Mexico's 1st congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Mar 24, 2010
Length
5 pages
Related Bills
S. 3201 (Related)
TRICARE Dependent Coverage Extension Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 14, 2010

 
Full Title

To amend title 10, United States Code, to extend TRICARE coverage to certain dependents under the age of 26.

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Cosponsors
106 cosponsors (102D, 4R) (show)
Committees

House Armed Services

Military Personnel

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3/24/2010--Introduced.
TRICARE Dependent Coverage Extension Act - Deems the following individuals as dependents, for purposes of dependent coverage under TRICARE (a Department of Defense [DOD] managed health care program):
(1) a child who has not yet attained age 26 and is not eligible to enroll in any employer-sponsored plan; or
(2) a person who is in the legal custody of the covered member, has not attained age 26, is not eligible to enroll in any employer-sponsored plan, resides with the member, is not otherwise a dependent under TRICARE, and is not the child of another covered beneficiary.
Requires a premium payment for such coverage.

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