When so specified in an appropriation or other Act, the Secretary may make allotments and transfers to the Departments of Health and Human Services (Public Health Service), the Army, Navy, Air Force, or Interior, for disbursement by them under the various headings of their appropriations, of such amounts as are necessary for the care and treatment of veterans entitled to hospitalization from the Department under this chapter. The amounts to be charged the Department for care and treatment of veterans in hospitals shall be calculated on the basis of a per diem rate approved by the Office of Management and Budget.
38 U.S. Code § 1716. Hospital care by other agencies of the United States
1982—Pub. L. 97–295 substituted “Health and Human Services” for “Health, Education, and Welfare”.
1976—Pub. L. 94–581 substituted “Office of Management and Budget” for “Bureau of the Budget”.