H.R.4556 - To amend title 38, United States Code, to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to furnish dental care in the same manner as any other medical service, and for other purposes.115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Shea-Porter, Carol [D-NH-1] (Introduced 12/05/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 12/05/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4556 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (12/05/2017)
This bill makes all veterans enrolled in the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) health care system eligible for VA-provided dental services by removing certain dental service restrictions.
The bill phases in eligibility over four years based upon existing eligibility, degree of service-connected disability or other disability, prisoner of war status, award of a Purple Heart, financial need, or VA health care eligibility.