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house Bill H.R. 4887

TRICARE Affirmation Act

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  • EnactedApril 26th, 2010
    The President signed this bill into law
  • The senate Passed April 12th, 2010
    Passed by Voice Vote
      senate Committees
      Committee on Finance
  • The house has not voted
      house Committees
      Committee on Ways and Means
    IntroducedMarch 19th, 2010

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TRICARE Affirmation Act

Official Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to ensure that health coverage provided by the Department of Defense is treated as minimal essential coverage.


TRICARE Affirmation Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to provide that health care coverage provided by the TRICARE program and the Nonappropriated Fund Health Benefits Program of the Department of Defense (DOD) shall constitute minimal essential health care coverage as required by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

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