(a)In the case of a veteran whose entitlement to pension is terminated after January 31, 1985, by reason of income from work or training, the veteran shall retain for a period of three years beginning on the date of such termination all eligibility for care and services under such chapter that the veteran would have had if the veteran’s entitlement to pension had not been terminated. Care and services for which such a veteran retains eligibility include, when applicable, drugs and medicines under section
1712(d) of this title.
(b)For purposes of this section, the term “terminated by reason of income from work or training” means terminated as a result of the veteran’s receipt of earnings from activity performed for remuneration or with gain, but only if the veteran’s annual income from sources other than such earnings would, taken alone, not result in the termination of the veteran’s pension.
1996—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 104–262, § 101(e)(1)(A), substituted “section
1712(d) of this title” for “section
1712(h) of this title and special priority with respect to such care and services under clauses (5) and (6) of section
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 104–262, § 101(e)(1)(B), substituted “remuneration” for “renumeration”.
1992—Pub. L. 102–568, § 403(b)(1), substituted “Protection” for “Temporary protection” in section catchline.
Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 102–568, § 403(a)(1), substituted “after January 31, 1985,” for “during the program period”.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 102–568, § 403(a)(2), added subsec. (b) and struck out former subsec. (b) which read as follows: “For the purposes of this section:
“(1) The term ‘terminated by reason of income from work or training’ means terminated as a result of the veteran’s receipt of earnings from activity performed for remuneration or gain, but only if the veteran’s annual income from sources other than such earnings would, taken alone, not result in the termination of the veteran’s pension.
“(2) The term ‘program period’ means the period beginning on February 1, 1985, and ending on December 31, 1992.”
Pub. L. 102–291substituted “December 31, 1992” for “January 31, 1992” in par. (2).
Amendment by Pub. L. 99–272applicable to hospital care, nursing home care, and medical services furnished on or after July 1, 1986, see section 19011(f) ofPub. L. 99–272, set out as a note under section
1710 of this title.
Ratification of Actions of Secretary of Veterans Affairs During Lapsed Period
Provision of health care and services to a veteran pursuant to this section ratified with respect to period beginning Feb. 1, 1992, and ending May 20, 1992, see section 2(e) ofPub. L. 102–291, set out as a note under section
1163 of this title.
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