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PUBLIC LAW 99-000—MMMM. DD, 1986

100 STAT. 3900

PUBLIC LAW 99-661—NOV. 14, 1986

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(A) the Secretary determines, based on the results of the demonstration project required by subsection (a)(1), that such I' initiative should be implemented; (B) not less than one year elapses after the date on which the demonstration project required by subsection (a)(1) is initiated;

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(C) 90 days elapse after the date on which the Secretary submits to the Committees on Armed Services of the Senate and House of Representatives a report that includes— (i) a description of the results of the demonstration V. project; (ii) a description of any changes the Secretary intends to make in the initiative during the proposed implementation; h-t and

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(iii) a comparison of the costs of providing health care .,,. f under CHAMPUS with the costs of providing health care . under the demonstration project and the estimated costs of providing health care under the CHAMPUS reform initiative if fully implemented, (d) DEFINITIONS.—In this section: (1) The term "CHAMPUS reform initiative" means the competitive selection of contractors to financially underwrite the delivery of health care services under the Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Uniformed Services. (2) The term "Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Uniformed Services" has the meaning given such term in section 1072(4) of title 10, United States Code (as added by section 701(b)). It; (3) The term "covered beneficiary" has the meaning given such term in section 1072(5) of title 10, United States Code (as added by section 701(b)). SEC. 703. CHAMPUS CATCHMENT AREAS

Section 1079(a)(7) of title 10, United States Code, is amended by striking out "pays for at least 75 percent of the services" and inserting in lieu thereof "provides primary coverage for the services". SEC. 704. MEDICAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS ACQUISITION (a)

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SYSTEM,—(1) The Secretary of Defense may not acquire a medical information system for use in all military medical treatment facilities until— (A) the testing required by subsection (b) is completed; (B) the report required by subsection (d)(2) is submitted; and (C) 30 days elapse after the Secretary submits to the Committees on Armed Services of the Senate and House of Representatives the report described in paragraph (2). (2) The report required by paragraph (1)(B) shall be submitted after the completion of the testing required by subsection (b) and shall include— (A) an evaluation of the competing medical information systems, based on the extended benchmark test, operational test, ^ and incremental price and delivery schedules described in subsection (b); (B) an evaluation of the hospital management computer system of the Veterans' Administration known as the Veterans'