permanently house­bound

(2) For purposes of paragraph (1) of this subsection, the requirement of “permanently house­bound” shall be met when the surviving spouse is substantially confined to such surviving spouse’s house (ward or clinical areas, if institutionalized) or immediate premises by reason of a disability or disabilities reasonably certain to remain throughout such surviving spouse’s lifetime.


38 USC § 1541(e)(2)

Scoping language

None identified, default scope is assumed to be this section only
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