S.2142 - Veterans Emergency Care Fairness Act of 2008110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Brown, Sherrod [D-OH] (Introduced 10/04/2007)|
|Committees:||Senate - Veterans' Affairs|
|Committee Reports:||S. Rept. 110-263|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 02/25/2008 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 579. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2142 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)
Reported to Senate with amendment(s) (02/25/2008)
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 or other federal 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 customary and usual charges of emergency treatment for which such veterans have made payment from sources other than the VA.