Public Law 111-173

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    111TH UNITED STATES CONGRESS
    2ND SESSION


    An Act
    To clarify the health care provided by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs that constitutes minimum essential coverage.


    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

    Section 1. Clarification of health care provided by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs that constitutes minimum essential coverage.[edit]

    (a) In General.—Clause (v) of section 5000A(f)(1)(A) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as added by section 1501(b) of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, is amended to read as follows:
    “(v) a health care program under chapter 17 or 18 of title 38, United States Code, as determined by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, in coordination with the Secretary of Health and Human Services and the Secretary,”.
    (b) Effective Date.—The amendment made by subsection (a) shall take effect as if included in section 1501(b) of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.


    Approved May 27, 2010


    Legislative History[edit]

    • CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 156 (2010):
      • May 12, considered and passed House.
      • May 18, considered and passed Senate.