Summary: H.R.4656 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.4656. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (05/13/2014)

Caring for America's Heroes Act - Eliminates the limit on the number of days each year inpatient mental health services may be provided to military dependents under the Department of Defense (DOD) TRICARE program (a DOD managed care program).

Eliminates the need for TRICARE Standard beneficiaries to obtain: (1) a nonavailability statement or preauthorization to receive mental health services from a civilian provider, or (2) a nonavailability statement to receive mental health services in specialized treatment facilities outside the 200-mile radius of a military medical treatment facility.