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compliance and has failed to take corrective action within 90 days after the date of such notice.

(e) Should the waiver be withdrawn, the amount of the Government's recovery will be the amount set out in

the Secretary's determination letter as described in § 124.707 (b)(1) or (b)(3) as applicable plus interest from the date of the notification sent in accordance with paragraph (d) of this section.

CHAPTER III-ST. ELIZABETHS HOSPITAL,

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(b) For the benefit of relatives entitled under the law.

(c) To reimburse the Hospital for the pensioner's board and maintenance, where no other provision is made therefor.

§ 301.4 Part of funds reserved for use of pensioner.

Irrespective of the amount received as pension and placed to the pensioner's account, at least one-sixth thereof shall be reserved for the use of the pensioner, before any provision is made for payments to relatives or for board.

§ 301.5 Payment of board to St. Elizabeths Hospital.

Where no provision is otherwise made for the payment of the pensioner's board and maintenance in the Hospital from public or special funds under Federal control, the remainder, after setting aside the amounts for relatives specified in §§ 301.7-301.10, shall be used to pay for the pensioner's board and maintenance in the Hospital up to an amount equal to the current monthly rate for board of patients.

§ 301.6 Use of unobligated balance of funds.

Any excess amounts not required for payments to relatives or for board shall be available for the purchase of such articles as may be required for the pensioner's welfare and which are not provided from the regular Hospital funds, or otherwise for the pensioner's benefit.

§ 301.7 Disposition of funds not exceeding $15 per month.

The basic rate of pension being $15 or less per month, one-sixth thereof shall be reserved for the pensioner, to be expended in the purchase of such articles as may be required for the pensioner's welfare and which are not provided from the regular Hospital funds, or otherwise for the pensioner's benefit. The entire remainder will be paid, in the case of a male pensioner, to his dependent wife, minor children, or parents, in the order named; in the

case of a female pensioner, to her dependent minor children.

§ 301.8 Disposition of funds greater than

$15, and not exceeding $25, per month. The basic rate of pension being greater than $15 but not exceeding $25 per month, the dependent wife, minor children, or parents, in the order named in the case of a male pensioner, or the dependent minor children, in the case of a female pensioner, shall receive not less than $12.50 per month, the balance to be reserved for the pensioner, to be expended in the purchase of such articles as may be required for the pensioner's welfare and which are not provided from the regular Hospital funds, or otherwise for the pensioner's benefit, subject to provision for payment of board.

§ 301.9 Disposition of funds in excess of $25 per month.

The basic rate of pension being in excess of $25 per month, the dependent wife, minor children, or parents, in the order named in the case of a male pensioner, or the dependent minor children in the case of a female pensioner, shall receive an amount equal to one-half of the entire pension, the balance to be reserved for the pensioner, to be expended in the purchase of such articles as may be required for the pensioner's welfare and which are not provided from the regular Hospital funds, or otherwise for the pensioner's benefit, subject to provision for payment of board.

§ 301.10

Amount available for disbursement to a nondependent relative.

If the wife, minor children, or parents of a male pensioner, or the minor children of a female pensioner, be not in fact dependent upon the pensioner in any degree for support, she or they shall receive no greater than one-half of the amount payable in case of her or their dependence, the balance to be reserved for the pensioner, to be expended in the purchase of such articles as may be required for the pensioner's welfare and which are not provided from regular Hospital funds, or otherwise for the pensioner's benefit, subject to provision for payment of board.

§ 301.11 Use of fund where there are no relatives of certain classes.

If there be no wife, minor children, or parents, in the case of a male pensioner, or minor children in the case of a female pensioner, the entire amount of the pension shall be reserved for the pensioner, to be expended in the purchase of such articles as may be required for the pensioner's welfare and which are not provided from the regular Hospital funds, or otherwise for the pensioner's benefit, subject to provision for payment of board.

§ 301.12 Disposition of balance of fund in case of discharge or death.

Any unexpended balance of pension money reserved for the pensioner's benefit shall be paid, in the event of the pensioner's discharge from the Hospital, to the pensioner, or to his or her lawful guardian, or in the event that the pensioner is returned to a branch of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers (now a part of the Veterans Administration), to the treasurer or fiscal officer of such branch for such pensioner, or in the event of the pensioner's discharge from the Hospital and his immediate transfer to the United States Soldiers's Home, to the treasurer of said home. In the event of the pensioner's death while an inmate of the Hospital, the same shall be paid, in the case of a male pensioner, to his widow, or if there be no widow, to his minor children, and in the case of a female pensioner, to her minor children. If there be no widow or minor children entitled to payment of such balance of pension money, it shall be applied to the general uses of the Hospital.

§ 301.13 Questions affecting the rights of claimants for share of pension of inmates.

All questions affecting the right of claimants for a share of the pension of inmates of the Hospital shall be determined upon evidence to be submitted to the United States Veterans Administration. The findings of the United States Veterans Administration upon such evidence shall be submitted for the approval of the Secretary of Health and Human Services, and upon

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