§ 35. — Limitation of medical, surgical or hospital services.
[Laws in effect as of January 24, 2002]
[Document not affected by Public Laws enacted between
January 24, 2002 and December 19, 2002]
TITLE 24--HOSPITALS AND ASYLUMS
CHAPTER 1--NAVY HOSPITALS, ARMY AND NAVY HOSPITAL, AND HOSPITAL RELIEF
FOR SEAMEN AND OTHERS
Sec. 35. Limitation of medical, surgical or hospital services
Hospitalization of the dependents of naval and Marine Corps
personnel and of the persons outside the naval service mentioned in
section 34 of this title shall be furnished only for acute medical and
surgical conditions, exclusive of nervous, mental, or contagious
diseases or those requiring domiciliary care. Routine dental care, other
than dental prosthesis and orthodontia, may be furnished to such persons
who are outside the naval service under the same conditions as are
prescribed in section 34 of this title for hospital and dispensary care
for such persons.
(May 10, 1943, ch. 95, Sec. 5, 57 Stat. 81; Pub. L. 99-251, title III,
Sec. 304, Feb. 27, 1986, 100 Stat. 26.)
Act June 7, 1956, ch. 374, Sec. 306(2), 70 Stat. 254, repealed
this section except insofar as it relates to persons outside the
Naval Service mentioned in section 34 of this title. See Effective
Date of Partial Repeal note below.
1986--Pub. L. 99-251 amended second sentence generally. Prior to
amendment, second sentence read as follows: ``Dental treatment shall be
administered only as an adjunct to inpatient hospital care and shall not
include dental prosthesis or orthodontia.''
Effective Date of Partial Repeal
Partial repeal of section by act June 7, 1956, effective six months
after June 7, 1956, see section 307 of act June 7, 1956, ch. 374, 70