H.R. 4245 (112th): Veterans Co-Pay Fairness Act

To amend title 38, United States Code, to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to reimburse eligible veterans who are entitled to Medicare benefits for Medicare deductibles and other expenses that are owed by the veterans for emergency medical treatment provided in non-Department of Veterans Affairs facilities.

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Mar 22, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 22, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Peter DeFazio

Representative for Oregon's 4th congressional district



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Mar 22, 2012

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H.R. 4245 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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