H.R. 1133: Veterans Transplant Coverage Act of 2017

CBO Score

$140 million

Date of Report

Wed November 8th, 2017

CBO Report Details

Legislation Details

115th Congress

To amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide for an operation on a live donor for purposes of conducting a transplant procedure for a veteran, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. John Carter — R — TX

This bill amends the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 to authorize the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to: (1) provide for an operation on a live donor to carry out a transplant procedure for an eligible veteran, notwithstanding that the live donor may not be eligible for VA health care, and (2) provide for such an operation at a VA facility or a non-VA facility that has an agreement with the VA. (The live donor sha...

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