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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.
About this Bill
|This bill was introduced in the||113th Congress|
|This bill is primarily about||armed forces and national security|
|You can||read the bill|
|Sponsor||Walter B. Jones, R-N.C.|
|Introduced||May 9, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||June 20, 2013|
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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)
|June 20, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.|
|May 9, 2013||Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services.|