Summary: H.R.2767 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.2767. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (05/15/2019)

Supporting Eating disorders Recovery through Vital Expansion Act or the SERVE Act

This bill provides coverage of the treatment of eating disorders under the TRICARE program. The services include both inpatient and outpatient care and shall be furnished without regard to age of a military dependent or whether there is a primary diagnosis of the disorder.

As part of the process for referrals for mental health evaluations of members, the Department of Defense (DOD) shall encourage commanders and supervisory personnel to undertake mental health early identification training, to include recognition of warning signs and symptoms of an eating disorder.

DOD shall establish that a facility may receive expedited authorization to provide services if the facility is affiliated with an authorized TRICARE facility or provider and it only provides mental health services.