H.R.4046 - To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide authority, in certain cases, for the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide care for the newborn children of veterans who have been provided maternity care by the Department of Veterans Affairs.109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Michaud, Michael H. [D-ME-2] (Introduced 10/07/2005)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 10/17/2005 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4046 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (10/07/2005)
Permits, for a veteran enrolled in the system of patient enrollment of the Department of Veterans Affairs who is receiving maternity care from the Department and gives birth to a child in a Department facility, or in a non-Department facility in a case in which the expenses of the care of the veteran are covered under a Department contract, furnishing care without charge to the newborn child.
Prohibits the maximum amount payable for such care and services from exceeding the amount payable for such care and services under title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act.