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house Bill H.R. 2894

CARE for All Veterans Act

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Title

CARE for All Veterans Act

Official Title

To expand eligibility for the program of comprehensive assistance for family caregivers of the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Summary

Caregivers Access and Responsible Expansion for All Veterans Act or the CARE for All Veterans Act Expands eligibility for the family caregiver program of the Department of Veterans Affairs to include members of the Armed Forces or veterans who are seriously injured or who became ill (or aggravated such injury or illness) on active duty before September 11, 2001 (currently, limited to service after September 11, 2001). Establishes three monthly caregiver stipend starting dates for pre-September 11, 2001, members of the Armed Forces or veterans based upon the amount and degree of personal care services provided. Includes among program eligibility criteria a veteran's need for regular or extensive instruction or supervision in completing two or more instrumental activities of daily living.

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      house Committees
      Health
      Committee on Veterans' Affairs
    IntroducedJune 25th, 2015

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