Summary: H.R.5082 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (07/09/2002)

Veterans' Prescription Drug and Surviving Spouses Assistance Act of 2002 - Suspends, for five years, the authority of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to increase the required copayment for medication furnished to veterans on an outpatient basis for the treatment of non-service-connected disabilities.

Increases the maximum annual rates of pensions for surviving spouses of war veterans. Amends the Social Security Act to exclude the amount of such rate increases from a surviving spouse's income for purposes of Medicaid (title XIX) eligibility.