H.R.1972 - Fair Care for Vietnam Veterans Act of 2021117th Congress (2021-2022) |
Summary: H.R.1972 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/17/2021)
Fair Care for Vietnam Veterans Act of 2021
This bill provides a presumption of service-connection for hypertension and monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS) for veterans who served in Vietnam between January 9, 1962, and May 7, 1975. Under a presumption of service-connection, specific conditions diagnosed in certain veterans are presumed to have been caused by the circumstances of their military service. Health care benefits and disability compensation may then be awarded.