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

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


Under HR 1133 the Department of Veterans Affairs is authorized to provide for an operation on a live organ donor to carry out a transplant procedure for a veteran even if the donor is not eligible for VA healthcare.

The operation may be at a non-VA facility and the VA will furnish to the donor any care of services required before and after the procedure.

(Full text of H.R. 1133 congress.gov)

SponsorRep. Carter, John R. [R-TX-31] (Introduced 02/16/2017)

Status: Passed House /



On Passage: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote

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