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H.R. 5734: Veterans Transplant Coverage Act of 2016

Title: Veterans Transplant Coverage Act of 2016

Introduced: Jul 12, 2016 (114th Congress)

Sponsor: Rep. John R. Carter [R-TX31]

Status: Referred to Committee - Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

Summary: Veterans Transplant Coverage Act of 2016 This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to: (1) provide for an operation on a live donor to carry out a transplant procedure for an eligible veteran notwithstanding that the live donor may not be eligible for VA health care, and (2) provide for such an operation at a VA or a non-VA facility. The VA shall furnish to such a donor any care or services that may be required before and after conducting with such procedure.

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