To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the reproductive assistance provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs to severely wounded, ill, or injured veterans and their spouses, and for other purposes.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.
This Act may be cited as the ``Women Veterans and Other Health Care Improvements Act of 2013''.
SEC. 2. CLARIFICATION THAT FERTILITY COUNSELING AND TREATMENT ARE MEDICAL SERVICES WHICH THE SECRETARY MAY FURNISH TO VETERANS LIKE OTHER MEDICAL SERVICES.
Section 1701(6) of title 38, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following new subparagraph: ``(H) Fertility counseling and treatment, including treatment using assisted reproductive technology.''.
SEC. 3. REPRODUCTIVE TREATMENT AND CARE FOR SPOUSES AND SURROGATES OF VETERANS.
(a) In General.--Subchapter VIII of chapter 17 of title 38, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following new section: ``Sec. 1788. Reproductive treatment and care for spouses and surrogates of veterans ``(a) In General.--The Secretary shall furnish fertility counseling and treatment, including through the use of assisted reproductive technology, to a spouse or surrogate of a severely wounded, ill, or injured veteran who has an infertility condition incurred or aggravated in line of duty in the active military, naval, or air service and who is enrolled in the system of annual patient enrollment established under section 1705(a) of this title if the spouse or surrogate and the veteran...