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H.R. 3798: Equal Access to Contraception for Veterans Act


The text of the bill below is as of Jul 17, 2019 (Introduced).


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116th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 3798

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 17, 2019

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs

A BILL

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.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Equal Access to Contraception for Veterans Act.

2.

Limitation on copayments for contraception

Section 1722A(a)(2) of title 38, United States Code, is amended—

(1)

by striking to pay and all that follows through the period and inserting to pay—; and

(2)

by adding at the end the following new subparagraphs:

(A)

an amount in excess of the cost to the Secretary for medication described in paragraph (1); or

(B)

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)).

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