10 U.S. Code § 1099 - Health care enrollment system
Pub. L. 116–92, div. A, title VII, § 702(a), (b)(2)(B), (c), Dec. 20, 2019, 133 Stat. 1436, 1437, provided that, applicable to health care coverage beginning on or after Jan. 1, 2021, this section is amended as follows:
(1) by amending the section catchline to read “Health care enrollment system and payment options”;
(2) by redesignating subsection (d) as subsection (e); and
(3) by inserting after subsection (c) the following new subsection:
(d) Payment Options.—(1) A member or former member of the uniformed services, or a dependent thereof, eligible for medical care and dental care under section 1074(b) or 1076 of this title shall pay a premium for coverage under this chapter.
(2) To the maximum extent practicable, a premium owed by a member, former member, or dependent under paragraph (1) shall be withheld from the retired, retainer, or equivalent pay of the member, former member, or dependent. In all other cases, a premium shall be paid in a frequency and method determined by the Secretary.
See 2019 Amendment notes below.
2019—Pub. L. 116–92, § 702(b)(2)(B), inserted “and payment options” after “system” in section catchline.
Subsecs. (d), (e). Pub. L. 116–92, § 702(a), added subsec. (d) and redesignated former subsec. (d) as (e).
2016—Subsec. (b)(1). Pub. L. 114–328, § 701(d)(1), amended par. (1) generally. Prior to amendment, text read as follows: “allow covered beneficiaries to elect a health care plan from eligible health care plans designated by the Secretary of Defense; or”.
Subsec. (c)(2). Pub. L. 114–328, § 701(j)(1)(E), added par. (2) and struck out former par. (2) which read as follows: “The Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Uniformed Services.”
Amendment by Pub. L. 114–328 applicable with respect to the provision of health care under the TRICARE program beginning on Jan. 1, 2018, see section 701(k) of Pub. L. 114–328, set out as a note under section 1072 of this title.
Pub. L. 99–661, div. A, title VII, § 701(c)(1), Nov. 14, 1986, 100 Stat. 3898, required Secretary of Defense, not later than July 1, 1987, to submit to Congress a report detailing any plans to establish or implement a system of health care enrollment (other than as required under section 702(a)(2)(C)) under section 1099(a) of this title and the plan of the Secretary for completing implementation of such system.