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§ 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]
[CITE: 24USC35]

 
                     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.)

                             Partial Repeal

        Act June 7, 1956, ch. 374, Sec. 306(2), 70 Stat. 254, repealed 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.


                               Amendments

    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 
Stat. 254.



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