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H.R.1938: To amend title 10, United States Code, to ensure that members of the Armed Forces serving on active duty who are diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder or traumatic brain injury have access to hyperbaric oxygen therapy, and for other purposes.

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about armed forces and national security
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Sponsor Walter B. Jones, R-N.C.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced May 9, 2013
Latest Major Action June 20, 2013
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Bill Summary

Directs the Secretary of Defense (DOD) to furnish hyperbaric oxygen therapy for a member who is: (1) entitled to medical care provided through DOD, and (2) diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or traumatic brain injury.

Allows the Secretary to furnish such therapy through contracted private facilities.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 20, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.
May 9, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services.