(a)The Secretary of Defense, after consulting the other administering Secretaries, shall prescribe fair charges for inpatient medical and dental care given to dependents under section
1076 of this title. The charge or charges prescribed shall be applied equally to all classes of dependents.
(b)As a restraint on excessive demands for medical and dental care under section
1076 of this title, uniform minimal charges may be imposed for outpatient care. Charges may not be more than such amounts, if any, as the Secretary of Defense may prescribe after consulting the other administering Secretaries, and after a finding that such charges are necessary.
(c)Amounts received for subsistence and medical and dental care given under section
1076 of this title shall be deposited to the credit of the appropriation supporting the maintenance and operation of the facility furnishing the care.
Appropriate references are made to dental care throughout the section to reflect the fact that in certain limited situations, dependents are entitled to dental care under 37:403(h)(4), restated as section
1077(d) of this title.
In subsection (b), the word “special” is omitted as surplusage.
A prior section
1078, act Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 84, prescribed instructions for marking ballots, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 85–861, § 36B(5),Sept. 2, 1958, 72 Stat. 1570, as superseded by the Federal Voting Assistance Act of 1955 which is classified to subchapter I–D (§ 1973cc et seq.) of chapter
20 of Title
42, The Public Health and Welfare.
1984—Subsecs. (a), (b). Pub. L. 98–557substituted reference to other administering Secretaries for reference to Secretary of Health and Human Services.
1980—Subsecs. (a), (b). Pub. L. 96–513substituted “Secretary of Health and Human Services” for “Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare”.
1966—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 89–614substituted “The charge or charges prescribed shall be applied equally to all classes of dependents” for “Charges shall be the same for all dependents”.
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