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house Bill H.R. 6466

Dependent Care Act of 2010

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      Committee on Veterans' Affairs
    IntroducedDecember 1st, 2010

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Dependent Care Act of 2010

Official Title

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.

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