38 CFR 17.364 - Eligibility determinations.

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§ 17.364 Eligibility determinations.
Determinations of legal eligibility and medical need for hospitalization of United States veterans for treatment rest exclusively with the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. Determinations as to various factors upon which eligibility may depend shall be made as follows:
(a) Determinations of service connection. For the purpose of meeting any requirement in 38 U.S.C. 1724 and 1732, and 38 CFR 17.36 through 17.37 for service-connected disability, the United States Department of Veterans Affairs shall determine that under laws it administers the disability in question was incurred in or aggravated by service, and
(b) Determinations of valid service. For the purpose of determining the necessary prerequisite service, determinations by the Department of Defense of the United States as to military service shall be accepted. In those cases in which the United States Department of Veterans Affairs shall have information which it deems reliable and in conflict with the information upon which the Department of Defense determination was made, the conflicting information shall be referred to the Department of Defense for reconsideration and redetermination. Such determinations and redeterminations as to military service shall be conclusive.
(Authority: 38 U.S.C. 1712)
[47 FR 58250, Dec. 30, 1982, as amended at 61 FR 21969, May 13, 1996]

Title 38 published on 2013-07-01

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  • 2014-03-25; vol. 79 # 57 - Tuesday, March 25, 2014
    1. 79 FR 16200 - Payment for Home Health Services and Hospice Care to Non-VA Providers; Delay of Effective Date
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      DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
      Final rule; delay of effective date.
      Effective Date: The effective date for the final rule published May 6, 2013, at 78 FR 26250, is delayed from April 1, 2014 to June 1, 2014.
      38 CFR Part 17

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U.S. Code: Title 38 - VETERANS’ BENEFITS

Title 38 published on 2013-07-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 38 CFR 17 after this date.

  • 2014-03-25; vol. 79 # 57 - Tuesday, March 25, 2014
    1. 79 FR 16200 - Payment for Home Health Services and Hospice Care to Non-VA Providers; Delay of Effective Date
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
      Final rule; delay of effective date.
      Effective Date: The effective date for the final rule published May 6, 2013, at 78 FR 26250, is delayed from April 1, 2014 to June 1, 2014.
      38 CFR Part 17