H.R.3839: To amend title 10, United States Code, to authorize the reimbursement of mental health counselors under TRICARE, and for other purposes.

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Amends the TRICARE program (a Department of Defense [DOD] managed health care program) to authorize the provision of mental health counseling for TRICARE participants. Authorizes the provision of mental health services in DOD clinical trials. Amends the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1995 to authorize the Secretary of Defense to enter into personal service contracts with mental health counselors. Includes mental health...

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Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services.
Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.
Oct. 15, 2009

Introduced in the House by Tom Rooney (R-Fla.)

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