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Veterans Mental Health Accessibility Act

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Official Title as Introduced

To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for unlimited eligibility for health care for mental illnesses for veterans of combat service during certain periods of hostilities and war.

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Date Actions Overview
11/19/2015Introduced in House

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12/03/2015Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Action By: Committee on Veterans' Affairs
11/19/2015Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
Action By: House of Representatives
11/19/2015Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Veterans' Affairs11/19/2015 Referred to
House Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Health12/03/2015 Referred to

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Introduced in House (11/19/2015)

Veterans Mental Health Accessibility Act

This bill makes any veteran who served on active duty in a theater of combat operations during specified conflicts eligible for hospital care, medical services, and nursing home care for any mental illness through the Department of Veterans Affairs, notwithstanding insufficient medical evidence to conclude that the mental illness is attributable to such service.

The conflicts specified include World War II, the Korean conflict, the Vietnam era, the Persian Gulf War, Operations Iraqi Freedom or Enduring Freedom, or any other period of war after the Persian Gulf War, or in combat against a hostile force during any period of hostilities.