Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 87.djvu/223
87 STAT. ]
PUBLIC LAW 93-82-AUG. 2, 1973
"(1) assume responsibility for the medical care of any patient ^ ^'^g^s^a^'d^'^^' other than a patient admitted for treatment at a Veterans' Admin- nurse^s.^pro^ibiistration facility, except in those cases where the individual, upon tions. request and with the approval of the Chief Medical Director, assumes such responsibilities to assist communities or medical practice groups to meet medical needs which would not otherwise be available for a period not to exceed one hundred and eighty calendar days, which may be extended by the Chief Medical Director for additional periods not to exceed one hundred and eighty calendar days each; "(2) teach or provide consultative services at any affiliated institution if such teaching or consultation will, because of its nature or duration, conflict with his responsibilities under this title; " (3) accept payment under any insurance or assistance program established under subchapter X VIII, or X IX of chapter 7 of title 42, or under chapter 55 of title 10 for professional services ren- ^2 USC 1395, dered by him while carrying out his responsibilities under this 10 USC 1071. title; "(4) accept from any source, with respect to any travel performed by him in the course of carrying out his responsibilities under this title, any payment or per diem for such travel, other than as provided for in section 4111 of title 5; so Stat. 437 "(5) request or permit any individual or organization to pay, on his behalf, for insurance insuring him against malpractice claims arising in the course of carrying out his responsibilities under this title or for his dues or similar fees for membership in medical or dental societies or related professional associations, except where such payments constitute a part of his remuneration for the performance of professional responsibilities permitted under this section, other than those carried out under this title; and "(6) perform, in the course of carrying out his responsibilities ^"""^ raising for 1^ ', 1 •
under this title, proiessional services tor the purpose 01 generat- tions, prohibition. ing money for any fund or account which is maintained by an affiliated institution for the benefit of such institution, or for his personal benefit, or both, and in the case of any such fund or account established before the effective date of this subsection— " (A) the affiliated institution shall submit semiannually ubiT/diTrirsure an accounting to the Administrator and to the Comptroller General of the United States with respect to such fund or account, and thereafter shall maintain such fund or account subject to full public disclosure and audit by the Administrator and the Comptroller General for a period of three years or for such longer period as the Administrator shall prescribe, and " (B) no physician, dentist, or nurse may receive, after the effective date of this subsection, any cash from amounts deposited in such fund or account derived from services performed prior to the efl'ective date of this subsection. "(b) As used in this section, the term 'affiliated institution' means ^HH^H!!!!^'^'^ *"' stitution. any medical school or other institution of higher learning with which the Administrator has a contract or agreement pursuant to section 4112 (b) of this title for the training or education of health manpower. "(c) As used in this section, the term 'remuneration' means the receipt of any amount of monetary benefit from any non-Veterans' ^.o "Remunerati n." Administration source in payment for carrying out any professional responsibilities.".