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senate Bill S. 1586

Enhanced Dental Care for Veterans Act of 2013

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      Committee on Veterans' Affairs
    IntroducedOctober 28th, 2013

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Enhanced Dental Care for Veterans Act of 2013

Official Title

A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve dental health care for veterans, and for other purposes.


Enhanced Dental Care for Veterans Act of 2013 - Authorizes the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to furnish additional dental services and treatment, and dental appliances, needed to restore functioning in a veteran that is lost due to VA services or treatment furnished to such veteran. Directs the Secretary to: (1) carry out a three-year pilot program for furnishing dental care to veterans not otherwise eligible for dental services and treatment under current VA programs, (2) carry out a program of education to promote dental health for veterans, and (3) enable private sector dental care providers to submit information on dental care provided to veterans under the pilot program for inclusion in VA electronic medical records.

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