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Committee on Veterans' AffairsIntroducedDecember 1st, 2010
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Dependent Care Act of 2010
To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide certain abused dependents of veterans with health care.
Dependent Care Act of 2010 - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide health care for the physical and mental injuries suffered by a spouse, child, or dependent parent victim of abuse by a veteran who is enrolled in the VA patient enrollment system and has been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder or traumatic brain injury, as long as such victim is not eligible for medical coverage under a federal or state program or otherwise covered by a private medical insurance policy. Requires a report from the Secretary to the congressional veterans committees addressing any VA challenges or concerns in verifying psychological abuse in such individuals.