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


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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Last Updated: Mar 22, 2012
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About the bill

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.

Summary (CRS)

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) ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 22, 2012

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4245”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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