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S 1161

Title: Veterans Preventive Health Coverage Fairness Act
Author: Sen. Tammy Duckworth (DEM-IL)

<p><strong>Veterans Preventive Health Coverage Fairness Act</strong></p> <p>This bill exempts veterans from Department of Veteran Affairs medical copayments for medication or hospital care and medical services related to preventive health services.</p> <p> The bill includes in the definition of "preventive health services": (1) evidence-based items or services that have an A or B rating in the recommendations of the United States Preventive Services Task Force; (2) immunizations that have a recommendation from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention with respect to the individual involved; and (3) with respect to women, the preventive care and screenings provided for in the Health Resources and Services Administration ...

Introduced in Senate 05/17/2017
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. 05/17/2017

Bill Text
05/31/2017 - S 1161 (Introduced+in+Senate)
05/17/2017 - S 1161 (Introduced+in+Senate)
05/15/2017 - S 1161 (Introduced+in+Senate)

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    Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL)
    () - U.S. Senate

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