|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Wed, 28 Oct 2009 15:53:31 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] HEALTH: "Health Care for Veterans Exposed to Chemical Hazards Act"|
Bayh proposes bill for veterans affected by chemical hazards By Sarah Bloom Indiana Daily Student October 28, 2009Sen. Evan Bayh, D-Ind., recently introduced a bill that would extend health care coverage to veterans exposed to hazardous chemicals in the line of duty.
The bill, called Health Care for Veterans Exposed to Chemical Hazards Act of 2009, would extend veterans’ eligibility for medical services and would recognize a veteran’s report of exposure as sufficient proof to receive medical care.
“The Indiana National Guard is all for any legislation that will provide health care to service members who were subjected to these chemicals,” Lt. Col. Deedra
... For the entire article, see http://www.idsnews.com/news/story.aspx?id=71403 -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545 Fax: 650/961-8918 <email@example.com> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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