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PUBLIC LAW 102-585 —NOV. 4, 1992 106 STAT. 4947 shown by reference to the facility that provided those services or made those referrals. (3) A listing and description of the specific training programs which the Secretary has instituted to ensure that the counseling program established under such section is carried out effectively. (4) A description of the specific efforts taken by the Secretary to ensure that the coimseling furnished by the Secretary under such section is fiimished in settings that are therapeutically appropriate, taking into account the circumstances that resulted in the need for such counseling. SEC. 106. HEALTH CARE SERVICES FOR WOMEN. 38 USC 1710 (a) GENERAL AUTHORITY.—In furnishing hospital care and medical services under chapter 17 of title 38, United States Code, the Secretary of Veterans Affairs may provide to women the following health care services: (1) Papanicolaou tests (pap smears). (2) Breast examinations and mammography. (3) General reproductive health care, including the management of menopause, but not including under this section infertility services, abortions, or pregnancy care (including prenatal and delivery care), except for such care relating to a pregnancy that is complicated or in which the risks of complication are increased by a service-connected condition. (b) RESPONSIBILITIES OF DIRECTORS OF FACILITIES.— The Secretary shall ensure that directors of medical facilities of the Department identify and assess opportunities under the authority provided in title II of this Act to (1) expand the availability of, and access to, health care services for women veterans under sections 1710 and 1712 of title 38, United States Code, and (2) provide counseling, care, and services authorized by this title. SEC. 107. REPORT ON HEALTH CARE AND RESEARCH. 38 USC 1710 (a) IN GENERAL.— Not later than January 1, 1993, January 1, 1994, and January 1, 1995, the Secretary of Veterans Affairs shall submit to the Committees on Veterans' Affairs of the Senate and House of Representatives a report on the provision of health care services and the conduct of research carried out by, or under the jurisdiction of, the Secretary relating to women veterans. (b) CONTENTS.— The report under subsection (a) shall include the following information with respect to the most recent fiscal year before the date of the report: (1) The number of women veterans who have received services described in section 106 of this Act in facilities under the jurisdiction of the Secretary (or the Secretary of Defense), shown by reference to the Department facility which provided (or, in the case of Department of Defense facilities, arranged) those services; (2) A description of (A) the services provided at each such facility, and (B) the extent to which each such facility relies on contractual arrangements under section 1703 or 8153 of title 38, United States Code, to furnish care to women veterans in facilities which are not under the jurisdiction of the Secretary where the provision of such care is not fiunished in a medical emergency.