Military Medical Care System: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Manpower and Personnel of the Committee on Armed Services, United States Senate, Ninety-ninth Congress, First Session, September 19, 24; October 8, 1985
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Armed Services. Subcommittee on Manpower and Personnel
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1986 - United States - 291 pages
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action active duty Air Force Army Assistant assurance authority BECKER beds beneficiaries casualties Chairman CHAMPUS CHESNEY civilian claims clinic combat command Corps cost decisions Defense deleted dental Department dependents determine developed direct doctor effective efforts emergency equipment Europe existing facilities fact Feres fiscal follows given going health care hearing hospital improve increase Joint kind major malpractice manpower MAYER medical readiness medicine meet military military medical mission Navy nurses officer operating patients peacetime percent personnel physicians planning prepared present problem question readiness received recent record requirements Reserve responsibility result Senator GLENN Senator WILSON serve specialty staff statement surgeon surgery surgical technician Thank things TONER Tort treatment United wartime
Page 91 - We conclude that the Government is not liable under the Federal Tort Claims Act for injuries to servicemen where the injuries arise out of or are in the course of activity incident to service.
Page 91 - Rico, as well as the systems provided under the Federal Employees' Compensation Act and the Longshoremen's and Harbor Workers
Page 21 - Mr. Chairman and Members of the Committee, I am Lieutenant General Quinn H. Becker, The Surgeon General of the Army. I...
Page 91 - ... including the conducting of clinical studies or investigations, if such person is assigned to a foreign area or detailed for service with other than a Federal agency or institution, or if the circumstances...
Page 124 - Use on Fruits and Vegetables Intended to be Served or Sold Raw to Consumers...
Page 164 - ... spouses and children of members of the uniformed services who are on active duty for a period of more than thirty days, the Secretary of Defense, after consulting with the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare, shall contract, under the authority of this section, for medical care for those persons under such insurance, medical service, or health plans as he considers appropriate.
Page 163 - Denver, administers the program under the policy guidance and operational direction of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs). OCHAMPUS contracts with fiscal agents, such as Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans and Mutual of Omaha, to process and pay claims.
Page 116 - American Board of Medical Specialties; • American Hospital Association; • American Medical Association; • Association of American Medical Colleges; and • Council of Medical Specialty Societies.