H.R.3819 - Veterans Emergency Care Fairness Act of 2008110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Space, Zachary T. [D-OH-18] (Introduced 10/10/2007)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs | Senate - Veterans' Affairs|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 110-638|
|Latest Action:||05/22/2008 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.|
|Major Recorded Votes:||05/21/2008 : Passed House|
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Summary: H.R.3819 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed House amended (05/21/2008)
Veterans Emergency Care Fairness Act of 2008 - Requires (current law authorizes) the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to reimburse certain veterans without a service-connected disability enrolled as active participants of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) health care plan for the cost of emergency treatment received in a non-VA facility until such time as such veterans are transferred to a VA facility.
Requires (current law authorizes) the Secretary to reimburse certain veterans with a service-connected disability or a non-service-connected disability associated with or aggravating a service-connected disability for the value of emergency treatment for which such veterans have made payment from sources other than the VA.