S.423 - CHAMPVA Children's Care Protection Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018) |
|Sponsor:||Sen. Tester, Jon [D-MT] (Introduced 02/16/2017)|
|Committees:||Senate - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 02/16/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.423 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (02/16/2017)
CHAMPVA Children's Care Protection Act of 2017
This bill provides that a child shall be eligible for medical care under the Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs (CHAMPVA) until the child's 26th birthday, regardless of the child's marital status.
Before January 1, 2018, this bill shall not apply to a child who is eligible to enroll in an employer-sponsored health care plan.