H. R. 3798
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
July 17, 2019
Ms. Brownley of California introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs
To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for limitations on copayments for contraception furnished by the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
Equal Access to Contraception for Veterans Act.
Limitation on copayments for contraception
Section 1722A(a)(2) of title 38, United States Code, is amended—
to pay and all that follows through the period and inserting
to pay—; and
by adding at the end the following new subparagraphs:
an amount in excess of the cost to the Secretary for medication described in paragraph (1); or
an amount for any contraceptive item or service for which coverage under health insurance coverage is required without the imposition of any cost-sharing requirement pursuant to section 2713(a)(4) of the Public Health Service Act (42 USC 300gg–13(a)(4)).