The United States shall furnish, to an individual receiving medical benefits under this section for an illness, the services, appliances, and supplies prescribed or recommended by a qualified physician for that illness, which the President considers likely to cure, give relief, or reduce the degree or the period of that illness.
The individual may be furnished necessary and reasonable transportation and expenses incident to the securing of such services, appliances, and supplies.
An individual receiving benefits under this section shall be furnished those benefits as of the date on which that individual submitted the claim for those benefits in accordance with this subchapter.
The benefits provided under this section, when authorized or approved by the President, shall be paid from the compensation fund established under section 7384e of this title.
This section shall take effect on July 31, 2001, unless Congress otherwise provides in an Act enacted before that date.