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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1987

101 STAT. 1116

PUBLIC LAW 100-180—DEC. 4, 1987

section 1086(b) of such title, as added by subsection (h\ shall apply with respect to fiscal years beginning after September 30, 1987. 10 USC 1074 note.


During fiscal years 1988 and 1989, the Secretary of Defense may not impose a fee for the receipt of outpatient medical or dental care at a military medical treatment facility. SEC. 723. ALLOCATION TO HEALTH PROFESSIONS OF SPECIFIED PORTION OF NAVY OFFICER ACCESSIONS AND GROWTH IN END Bm.• STRENGTHS

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.. '^'^® Secretary of the Navy shall ensure that— =; (1) not less than 25 percent of the number of original appointments made in officer grades in the Navy during each of fiscal years 1989 and 1990 shall be made in health profession specialties (or with a view to assignment of the officer to a health m profession specialty); and (2) not less than 15 percent of any increase in authorized end ,;.,, strength for the Navy for each of fiscal years 1989 and 1990 over the end strength of the Navy authorized for fiscal year 1988 shall be dedicated to personnel to be assigned to duty in the health professions. SEC. 724. REVISED DEADLINES FOR THE USE OF DIAGNOSIS-RELATED GROUPS

Section 701(d)(4) of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1987 (Public Law 99-661; 10 U.S.C. 1101 note) is amended— (1) in subparagraph (A), by striking out "after September 30, 1987" and inserting in lieu thereof not later than October 1, 1988"; and gj. (2) in subparagraph (B), by striking out "after September 30, o 1988" and inserting in lieu thereof 'not later than October 1, 1989". SEC. 725. FEDERAL PREEMPTION REGARDING CONTRACTS FOR MEDICAL AND DENTAL CARE (a) IN GENERAL.—(1) Chapter 55 of title 10, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following new section: 10 USC 1103.


"§ 1103. Contracts for medical and dental care: State and local preemption "(a) The provisions of any contract under this chapter which relate to the nature and extent of coverage of benefits (including payments with respect to benefits) shall preempt any law of a State or local government, or any regulation issued under such a law, which relates to health insurance or plans to the extent that such law or regulation is inconsistent with such contractual provisions. "(b) In this section, the term 'State' includes the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and each territory and possession of the United States.". (2) The table of sections at the beginning of such chapter is amended by adding at the end the following: "1103. Contracts for medical and dental care: State and local preemption.".