Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 106 Part 3.djvu/917

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PUBLIC LAW 102-484—OCT. 23, 1992 106 STAT. 2711 Account or other appropriate account an amount equal to the sum of— "(A) the employee and agency contributions which would be required in the case of a similarly situated employee enrolled in a comparable health benefits plan under section 8905a(d)(l)(A)(i) of title 5; and "(B) an amount, not to exceed 10 percent of the amount determined under subparagraph (A), determined under regulations prescribed by the Secretary of Defense to be necessary for administrative expenses; and "(2) If a person elects to continue coverage under this section before the end of the applicable period under subsection (d), but after the person's coverage under this chapter (and any transitional extension of coverage under section 1145(a) of this title) expires, coverage shall be restored retroactively, with appropriate contributions (determined in accordance with paragraph (1)) and claims (if any), to the same extent and efiect as though no break in coverage had occurred. "(g) PERIOD OF CONTINUED COVERAGE.— (1) Continued coverage under this section may not extend beyond— "(A) in the case of a member described in subsection (b)(l), the date which is 18 months after the date the member ceases to be entitled to care under section 1074(a) of this title and any transitional care under section 1145 of this title, as the case may be; "(B) in the case of a person described in subsection (b)(2), the date which is 36 months after the date on which the person first ceases to meet the requirements for being considered an unmarried dependent chUd under section 1072(2)(D) of this title; and "(C) in the case of a person described in subsection (b)(3), except as provided in paragraph (4), the date which is 36 months after the later of— "(i) the date on which the final decree of divorce, dissolution, or annulment occurs; and "(ii) if applicable, the date the one-year extension of dependency under section 1072(2)(H) of this title expires. "(2) Notwithstanding paragraph (I)(B), if a child of a member becomes eligible for continued coverage under subsection (b)(2) during a period of continued coverage of the member for self and dependents under this section, extended coverage of the child under this section may not extend beyond the date which is 36 months after the date the member became ineligible for medical and dental care under section 1074(a) of this title and any transitional health care under section 1145(a) of this title. "(3) Notwithstanding paragraph (I)(C), if a person becomes eligible for continued coverage under subsection (b)(3) as the former spouse of a member during a period of continued coverage of the member for self and dependents under this section, extended coverage of the former spouse under this section may not extend beyond the date which is 36 months after the date the member became ineligible for medical and dental care under section 1074(a) of this title and any transitional health care under section 1145(a) of this title. "(4)(A) Notwithstanding paragraph (1), in the case of a former spouse described in subparagraph (B), continued coverage under