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      House Committee on Veterans' Affairs
    IntroducedDecember 1st, 2010

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Title

Dependent Care Act of 2010

Official Title

To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide certain abused dependents of veterans with health care.

Summary

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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