S.115 - Veterans Transplant Coverage Act115th Congress (2017-2018) |
|Sponsor:||Sen. Heller, Dean [R-NV] (Introduced 01/12/2017)|
|Committees:||Senate - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 07/11/2017 Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 115-320. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.115 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (01/12/2017)
Veterans Transplant Coverage Act
This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs to 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.
The VA shall furnish to such a donor any care or services that may be required before and after such procedure.