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H.R. 5014 (111th): To clarify the health care provided by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs that constitutes minimum essential coverage.


The text of the bill below is as of May 12, 2010 (Passed the House).


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111th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 5014

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

AN ACT

To clarify the health care provided by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs that constitutes minimum essential coverage.

1.

Clarification of health care provided by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs that constitutes minimum essential coverage

(a)

In general

Clause (v) of section 5000A(f)(1)(A) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as added by section 1501(b) of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, is amended to read as follows:

(v)

a health care program under chapter 17 or 18 of title 38, United States Code, as determined by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, in coordination with the Secretary of Health and Human Services and the Secretary,

.

(b)

Effective date

The amendment made by subsection (a) shall take effect as if included in section 1501(b) of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

Passed the House of Representatives May 12, 2010.

Lorraine C. Miller,

Clerk.