[USC02] 38 USC 8159: Authority to pay for services authorized but not subject to an agreement
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38 USC 8159: Authority to pay for services authorized but not subject to an agreement Text contains those laws in effect on February 26, 2021
From Title 38-VETERANS' BENEFITSPART VI-ACQUISITION AND DISPOSITION OF PROPERTYCHAPTER 81-ACQUISITION AND OPERATION OF HOSPITAL AND DOMICILIARY FACILITIES; PROCUREMENT AND SUPPLY; ENHANCED-USE LEASES OF REAL PROPERTYSUBCHAPTER IV-SHARING OF MEDICAL FACILITIES, EQUIPMENT, AND INFORMATION
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§8159. Authority to pay for services authorized but not subject to an agreement

(a) In General.-If, in the course of furnishing hospital care, a medical service, or an extended care service authorized by the Secretary and pursuant to a contract, agreement, or other arrangement with the Secretary, a provider who is not a party to the contract, agreement, or other arrangement furnishes hospital care, a medical service, or an extended care service that the Secretary considers necessary, the Secretary may compensate the provider for the cost of such care or service.

(b) New Contracts and Agreements.-The Secretary shall take reasonable efforts to enter into a contract, agreement, or other arrangement with a provider described in subsection (a) to ensure that future care and services authorized by the Secretary and furnished by the provider are subject to such a contract, agreement, or other arrangement.

(Added Pub. L. 115–182, title I, §112(a), June 6, 2018, 132 Stat. 1421 .)