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Emergency Care for Veterans During COVID Act

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A bill to ensure that veterans receive timely and effective emergency treatment during the COVID-19 emergency, and for other purposes.

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02/03/2021Introduced in Senate

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02/03/2021Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
Action By: Senate

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Senate Veterans' Affairs02/03/2021 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (02/03/2021)

Emergency Care for Veterans During COVID Act

This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to furnish veterans who are enrolled in the VA health care system with emergency treatment at non-VA facilities during the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) public health emergency. The VA may not require such veterans to seek authorization for such emergency treatment during this time. The bill also sets forth the payment rates and procedures for such emergency treatment.