Great news to our military families! A Senate Committee has passed the Women Veterans and Other Health Care Improvement Act of 2012 led by Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash).
This Act will provide the below benefits to our veterans and their families. Specifically tailored for our veterans who suffered traumatic injuries that left them at a disadvantage or completely unable to have children due to injuries to their reproductive organs or spinal injuries.
- Enhanced treatment options to now include Assisted Reproductive Technologies (including artificial insemination and surrogacy!)
- Childcare for Vets seeking counseling at VA’s Vet Centers
- Continued Funding for Research
- Treatment for spouses
To read more detailed information about the Act: http://www.murray.senate.gov/public/_cache/files/fff168a9-0aaf-45f4-aba9-22692d29a846/Women%20Veterans%20Health%20Care%20Improvement%20Act%20of%202012%20-%20One%20Page%20Summary.pdf