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

Introduced:
Mar 22, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Peter DeFazio
Representative for Oregon's 4th congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Mar 22, 2012
Length
3 pages
 
Status

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

Progress
Introduced Mar 22, 2012
Referred to Committee Mar 22, 2012
 
Full Title

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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House Veterans' Affairs

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3/22/2012--Introduced.
Veterans Co-Pay Fairness Act - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA), in the case of a veteran entitled to benefits under part A (Hospital Insurance) of title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act or enrolled under Medicare part B (Supplemental Security Income), to reimburse such veteran for the Medicare deductibles, copayments, or coinsurance applied against such veteran with respect to emergency medical treatment items and services provided in non-VA facilities.

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