H.R.5734 - Veterans Transplant Coverage Act of 2016114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Carter, John R. [R-TX-31] (Introduced 07/12/2016)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 07/14/2016 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5734 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/12/2016)
Veterans Transplant Coverage Act of 2016
This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to: (1) provide for an operation on a live donor to carry out a transplant procedure for an eligible veteran notwithstanding that the live donor may not be eligible for VA health care, and (2) provide for such an operation at a VA or a non-VA facility.
The VA shall furnish to such a donor any care or services that may be required before and after conducting with such procedure.