H.R. 2243: HEARTS Act

To amend title 10, United States Code, to provide for the eligibility of certain former members of the Armed Forces who are medically retired and who are entitled to hospital insurance benefits under Medicare part A by reason of previous entitlement to social security disability insurance benefits to enroll in the TRICARE program regardless of whether such members decline enrollment under Medicare part B, and for other purposes.

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Apr 28, 2017


Referred to Committee on Apr 28, 2017

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on April 28, 2017, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Sam Johnson

Representative for Texas's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 28, 2017
Length: 6 pages


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Apr 28, 2017

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