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The ACE Veterans Act expands veterans’ access to contraceptives, includes an option for full-year supply
The Post-9/11 Veteran Suicide Prevention Counseling Act would improve suicide prevention for post-9/11 veterans
Legislation would ensure veterans who choose to breastfeed would be offered comprehensive lactation support, counseling, and breastfeeding equipment without cost sharing like most civilians
WASHINGTON—Today Congresswoman Lauren Underwood (IL-14) introduced the Caring for Women Veterans Act (H.R. 3636) to ensure women veterans receive quality health care from VA facilities. The bill directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to submit an annual report to Congress on gender-specific care available at VA facilities, which will provide an informed and sustainable roadmap to providing high quality, accessible care for women veterans.
WASHINGTON–Congresswoman Lauren Underwood (IL-14) helped pass H.R.
WASHINGTON—Ahead of Memorial Day, Congresswoman Lauren Underwood’s (IL-14) bipartisan legislation to ensure high-quality mental health and suicide prevention care for veterans has passed the U.S House of Representatives unanimously. The Veterans’ Care Quality Transparency Act would ensure both the VA and outside providers are offering veterans high-quality mental health and suicide prevention services.