H.R.5475: To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the care provided by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to newborn children.

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Allows the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide the newborn child of a woman veteran who is receiving VA maternity care with post-delivery care services for 14 days after the child's birth if the veteran delivered the child in a VA facility or another facility with which the VA has a contract for such services. (Currently, such care may not be provided for more than 7 days.)

(Source: Library of Congress)

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There is one statement associated with H.R.5475.

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Date Description
Sept. 29, 2014
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Sept. 16, 2014
Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
Sept. 16, 2014

Introduced in the House by Doug Collins (R-Ga.)

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