Editorial Notes
Prior Provisions

A prior section 1075, added Pub. L. 85–861, § 1(25)(B), Sept. 2, 1958, 72 Stat. 1447; amended Pub. L. 97–22, § 10(b)(2), July 10, 1981, 95 Stat. 137; Pub. L. 108–87, title VIII, § 8146(a), Sept. 30, 2003, 117 Stat. 1109; Pub. L. 108–106, title I, § 1112(a), Nov. 6, 2003, 117 Stat. 1215, related to subsistence charges for officers and certain enlisted members, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 108–375, div. A, title VI, § 607(a)(1), Oct. 28, 2004, 118 Stat. 1946.

Another prior section 1075, act Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 82, related to post card requests for absentee ballots, and for printing and transmission thereof, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 85–861, § 36B(5), Sept. 2, 1958, 72 Stat. 1570, as superseded by the Federal Voting Assistance Act of 1955 which is classified to subchapter I–D (§ 1973cc et seq.) of chapter 20 of Title 42, The Public Health and Welfare.


2021—Subsecs. (h), (i). Pub. L. 117–81 added subsec. (h) and redesignated former subsec. (h) as (i).

2019—Subsec. (d)(1). Pub. L. 116–92 substituted “25% out of network” for “25% of out of network” in third column of table row relating to Outpatient visit civilian network.

2017—Subsec. (d)(1). Pub. L. 115–91, § 739(b)(1)(B), substituted “Ground ambulance civilian network” for “Ambulance civilian network” in first column of table.

Subsec. (d)(4). Pub. L. 115–91, § 739(b)(1)(A), added par. (4).

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Effective Date

Section applicable with respect to the provision of health care under the TRICARE program beginning on Jan. 1, 2018, see section 701(k) of Pub. L. 114–328, set out as an Effective Date of 2016 Amendment note under section 1072 of this title.

Pilot Program on Health Care Assistance System

Pub. L. 115–91, div. A, title VII, § 731, Dec. 12, 2017, 131 Stat. 1441, as amended by Pub. L. 117–81, div. A, title VII, § 705, Dec. 27, 2021, 135 Stat. 1781, provided that:

Pilot Program.—
The Secretary of Defense shall carry out a pilot program to provide a health care assistance service to certain covered beneficiaries enrolled in TRICARE Select using purchased care to improve the health outcomes and patient experience for covered beneficiaries with complex medical conditions.
The pilot program under subsection (a) may include the following elements:
Assisting beneficiaries with complex medical conditions to understand and use the health benefits under the TRICARE program.
Supporting such beneficiaries in accessing and navigating the purchased care health care delivery system.
Providing such beneficiaries with information to allow the beneficiaries to make informed decisions regarding the quality, safety, and cost of available health care services.
Improving the health outcomes for such beneficiaries.
The Secretary shall carry out the pilot program for an amount of time determined appropriate by the Secretary during the five-year period beginning 180 days after the date of the enactment of this Act [Dec. 12, 2017].
Not later than November 1, 2022, the Secretary shall submit to the Committees on Armed Services of the House of Representatives and the Senate a report containing an evaluation of the success of the pilot program under subsection (a), including—
an analysis of the implementation of the elements under subsection (b);
the feasibility of incorporating such elements into TRICARE support contracts; and
input from covered beneficiaries who have participated in the pilot program regarding their satisfaction with, and any benefits attained from, such participation.
In this section, the terms ‘covered beneficiary’, ‘TRICARE program’, and ‘TRICARE Select’ have the meaning given those terms in section 1072 of title 10, United States Code.”