H. R. 4246
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
March 22, 2012
Mr. DeFazio introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs
To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for the expansion of eligibility for veteran reimbursement for emergency treatment provided in non-Department of Veterans Affairs facilities.
This Act may be cited as the
Expansion of eligibility for veteran reimbursement for emergency treatment provided in a non-Department of Veterans Affairs facility
Section 1725(b)(2) of title 38, United States Code, is amended—
(A), by striking
and and inserting
(B), by striking
received care and all that follows through the
period and inserting
enrolls in such health care system not later than
30 days after receiving the emergency treatment..
The amendments made by subsection (a) shall apply with respect to emergency treatment furnishes on or after the date of the enactment of this Act.