H.R.2767 - SERVE Act116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Moulton, Seth [D-MA-6] (Introduced 05/15/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||House - 05/16/2019 Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2767 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
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.