H.R.272 - Medal of Honor Priority Care Act114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Walberg, Tim [R-MI-7] (Introduced 01/12/2015)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Committee Meetings:||07/22/15 1:30PM|
|Latest Action:||House - 07/22/2015 Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote . (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.272 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/12/2015)
Medal of Honor Priority Care Act
Increases, from third to first, the priority for enrollment in the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) health care system given to medal of honor recipients, regardless of the date on which the medal is awarded.
Makes medal of honor recipients eligible for VA: (1) hospital, nursing home, and domiciliary care; (2) extended care services for non-service-connected disabilities, without having to make a copayment for such services; and (3) medications, without having to make a copayment for such medications.