38 CFR 17.41 - Persons eligible for hospital observation and physical examination.

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§ 17.41 Persons eligible for hospital observation and physical examination.
Hospitalization for observation and physical (including mental) examination may be effected when requested by an authorized official, or when found necessary in examination of the following persons:
(a) Claimants or beneficiaries of VA for purposes of disability compensation, pension, participation in a rehabilitation program under 38 U.S.C. chapter 31, and Government insurance. (38 U.S.C. 1711(a))
(b) Claimants or beneficiaries referred to a diagnostic center for study to determine the clinical identity of an obscure disorder.
(c) Employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs when necessary to determine their mental or physical fitness to perform official duties.
(d) Claimants or beneficiaries of other Federal agencies:
(1) Department of Justice—plaintiffs in Government insurance suits.
(2) United States Civil Service Commission—annuitants or applicants for retirement annuity, and such examinations of prospective appointees as may be requested.
(3) Office of Workers' Compensation Programs—to determine identity, severity, or persistence of disability.
(4) Railroad Retirement Board—applicants for annuity under Public No. 162, 75th Congress.
(5) Other Federal agencies.
(e) Pensioners of nations allied with the United States in World War I and World War II, upon authorization from accredited officials of the respective governments.
[13 FR 7156, Nov. 27, 1948, as amended at 16 FR 12091, Nov. 30, 1951; 19 FR 6716, Oct. 19, 1954; 32 FR 13813, Oct. 4, 1967; 39 FR 32606, Sept. 10, 1974; 49 FR 5616, Feb. 14, 1984. Redesignated and amended at 61 FR 21965, 21966, May 13, 1996]

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  • 2014-10-27; vol. 79 # 207 - Monday, October 27, 2014
    1. 79 FR 63819 - Copayments for Medications in 2015
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      DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
      Interim final rule.
      Effective Date: This rule is effective on October 27, 2014. Comment date: Comments must be received on or before December 26, 2014.
      38 CFR Part 17

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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.

  • 2014-10-27; vol. 79 # 207 - Monday, October 27, 2014
    1. 79 FR 63819 - Copayments for Medications in 2015
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
      Interim final rule.
      Effective Date: This rule is effective on October 27, 2014. Comment date: Comments must be received on or before December 26, 2014.
      38 CFR Part 17