(a) General. In an emergency, any person may be rendered care in naval MTFs to prevent undue suffering or loss of life or limb. Limit care to that necessary only during the period of the emergency, and if further treatment is indicated, initiate action to transfer the patient to a private physician or civilian facility as soon as possible. Further, subject to the provisions of § 728.3, the following personnel are authorized care as set forth.
(b) Beneficiaries and extent of care.(1) Provide all occupational health services to civilian employees paid from nonappropriated funds, including Navy exchange employees and service club employees, free of charge (see § 728.80(c)(2) ). Provide treatment of occupational illnesses and injuries other than in emergencies per rules and regulations of the Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (see § 728.53 ).
(2) Civilians attending the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Academy, Marine Corps Development and Education Command, Quantico, VA, may be rendered care at the Naval Medical Clinic, Quantico, VA, for emergencies. Such persons who are in need of hospitalization for injuries or disease may be hospitalized and classed as civilian humanitarian nonindigents with the approval of the cognizant hospital's commanding officer. Exception: Certain individuals, such as employees of the Federal Bureau of Investigation who are injured in the line of duty, may be entitled to care at the expense of the Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP) (see § 728.53 ).
(3) The following civilians who are injured or become ill while participating in Navy or Marine Corps sponsored sports, recreational or training activities may be rendered care on a temporary (emergency) basis until such time as disposition can be effected to another source of care.
(i) Members of the Naval Sea Cadet Corps.
(ii) Junior ROTC/NDCC (National Defense Cadet Corps) cadets.
(iii) Civilian athletes training or competing as part of the U.S. Olympic effort.
(iv) Civilians competing in Navy or Marine Corps sponsored competitive meets.
(v) Members of Little League teams and Youth Conservation groups.
(vi) Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts of America.
(4) Other civilian personnel included below are not normally eligible for care in naval MTFs; however, under the conditions set forth, care may be rendered.
(J) Volunteer workers. This category includes officially recognized welfare workers, other than Red Cross.
(ii) Care authorized.(A) Persons enumerated in paragraph (b)(4)(i) (A) through (G) of this section, who are contracted to provide direct services to the Armed Forces and who are acting under orders issued by the Department of Defense or one of the military departments to visit military commands overseas, and their accompanying dependents, may be provided medical care in naval MTFs outside the 48 contiguous United States and the District of Columbia provided local civilian facilities are not reasonably available or are inadequate. Limit inpatient care to acute medical and surgical conditions exclusive of nervous, mental, or contagious diseases, or those requiring domiciliary care. Routine dental care, other than dental prostheses and orthodontia, is authorized on a space available basis outside the United States, provided such care is not otherwise available in reasonably accessible and appropriate non-Federal facilities.
(B) Persons enumerated in paragraph (b)(4)(i) (H) and (I) of this section are authorized emergency medical and dental care in naval MTFs outside the 48 contiguous United States and the District of Columbia provided local civilian facilities are not reasonably available or are inadequate.
(C) Persons enumerated in paragraph (b)(4)(i)(J) of this section, both within and outside the 48 contiguous United States and the District of Columbia, may receive care in naval MTFs for injuries or diseases incurred in the performance of duty as beneficiaries of OWCP (see § 728.53 ). Additionally, if such volunteers are sponsored by an international organization (e.g., the United Nations) or by a voluntary nonprofit-relief agency registered with and approved by the Advisory Committee on Voluntary Aid (e.g., CARE), they may receive other necessary nonemergency medical care and occupational health services while serving outside the 48 contiguous United States and the District of Columbia.
(c) Charges and collection. Care is provided on a reimbursable basis. Complete and submit, per subpart J, a DD 7 (Report of Treatment Furnished Pay Patients, Hospitalization Furnished, part A) or DD 7A (Report of Treatment Furnished Pay Patients, Outpatient Treatment, part B) when outpatient or inpatient care is rendered.
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