S. 3340, Mental Health Access to Continued Care and Enhancement of Support Services Act of 2012

Cost Estimate

As ordered reported by the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs on September 12, 2012

S. 3340 would extend mental health services offered by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to family members of active-duty servicemembers, enhance programs for homeless veterans, and make other changes to veterans’ health care, compensation and burial benefits. In total, CBO estimates that implementing the bill would have a discretionary cost of $310 million over the 2013-2017 period, assuming appropriation of the specified and estimated amounts.