10 U.S. Code § 1074h - Medical and dental care: medal of honor recipients; dependents

(a) Medal of Honor Recipients.— A former member of the armed forces who is a Medal of Honor recipient and who is not otherwise entitled to medical and dental benefits under this chapter may, upon request, be given medical and dental care provided by the administering Secretaries in the same manner as if entitled to retired pay.
(b) Immediate Dependents.— A person who is an immediate dependent of a Medal of Honor recipient and who is not otherwise entitled to medical and dental benefits under this chapter may, upon request, be given medical and dental care provided by the administering Secretaries in the same manner as if the Medal of Honor recipient were, or (if deceased) was at the time of death, entitled to retired pay.
(c) Definitions.— In this section:
(1) The term “Medal of Honor recipient” means a person who has been awarded a medal of honor under section 3741, 6241, or 8741 of this title or section 491 of title 14.
(2) The term “immediate dependent” means a dependent described in subparagraph (A), (B), (C), or (D) of section 1072 (2) of this title.

Source

(Added Pub. L. 106–398, § 1 [[div. A], title VII, § 706(a)(1)], Oct. 30, 2000, 114 Stat. 1654, 1654A–175.)
Effective Date

Pub. L. 106–398, § 1 [[div. A], title VII, § 706(b)], Oct. 30, 2000, 114 Stat. 1654, 1654A–175, provided that: “Section 1074h of title 10, United States Code, shall apply with respect to medical and dental care provided on or after the date of the enactment of this Act [Oct. 30, 2000].”

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32 CFR - National Defense

32 CFR Part 199 - CIVILIAN HEALTH AND MEDICAL PROGRAM OF THE UNIFORMED SERVICES (CHAMPUS)

32 CFR Part 728 - MEDICAL AND DENTAL CARE FOR ELIGIBLE PERSONS AT NAVY MEDICAL DEPARTMENT FACILITIES

32 CFR Part 732 - NONNAVAL MEDICAL AND DENTAL CARE

 

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