10 U.S. Code § 1098 - Incentives for participation in cost-effective health care plans
(a) Waiver of Limitations and Copayments.— Subject to subsection (b), the Secretary of Defense, with respect to any plan contracted for under the authority of section 1079 or 1086 of this title, may waive, in whole or in part—
(b) Determination and Report.—
(1) Subject to paragraph (3), the Secretary may waive a limitation or requirement as authorized by subsection (a) if the Secretary determines that during the period of the waiver such a plan will—
(A) be less costly to the Government than a plan subject to such limitations or payment requirements; or
(2) The Secretary shall submit to the Committee on Armed Services of the Senate and the Committee on Armed Services of the House of Representatives a report with respect to a waiver under paragraph (1), including a comparison of costs of and benefits available under—
Source(Added Pub. L. 99–661, div. A, title VII, § 701(a)(1),Nov. 14, 1986, 100 Stat. 3895; amended Pub. L. 101–510, div. A, title XIV, § 1484(h)(1),Nov. 5, 1990, 104 Stat. 1717; Pub. L. 104–106, div. A, title XV, § 1502(a)(1),Feb. 10, 1996, 110 Stat. 502; Pub. L. 106–65, div. A, title X, § 1067(1),Oct. 5, 1999, 113 Stat. 774.)
1999—Subsec. (b)(2). Pub. L. 106–65substituted “and the Committee on Armed Services” for “and the Committee on National Security”.
1996—Subsec. (b)(2). Pub. L. 104–106substituted “Committee on Armed Services of the Senate and the Committee on National Security of the House of Representatives” for “Committees on Armed Services of the Senate and House of Representatives”.
1990—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 101–510substituted “subsection (b)” for “subsections (b) and (c)” in introductory provisions.
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