10 U.S. Code § 1106. Submittal of claims: standard form; time limits
2011—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 112–81 substituted “as follows:” for “not later than one year after the services are provided.” and added pars. (1) and (2).
1997—Pub. L. 105–85 substituted “: standard form; time limits” for “under CHAMPUS” in section catchline and amended text generally. Prior to amendment, text read as follows:
“(a) Submittal to Claims Processing Office.—Each provider of services under the Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Uniformed Services shall submit claims for payment for such services directly to the claims processing office designated pursuant to regulations prescribed under subsection (b). A claim for payment for services shall be submitted in a standard form (as prescribed in the regulations) not later than one year after the services are provided.
“(b) Regulations.—The regulations required by subsection (a) shall be prescribed by the Secretary of Defense after consultation with the other administering Secretaries.
“(c) Waiver.—The Secretary of Defense may waive the requirements of subsection (a) if the Secretary determines that the waiver is necessary in order to ensure adequate access for covered beneficiaries to health care services under this chapter.”