Resource Type:

Veterans Legislation

Provided By:

Phil Roe (R-TN-1)


This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs to pay for prescriptions written by an eligible health care provider during a public health emergency (as declared by the Department of Health and Human Services) for up to a 90-day supply of drugs. Under the bill, Veterans Community Care Program providers or providers who are eligible to enter into Veterans Care Agreements are considered eligible health care providers.

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AMAC Letter of Support

Status: This bill was introduced on May 22, 2020, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.