38 CFR 17.57 - Use of community nursing homes.

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§ 17.57 Use of community nursing homes.
(a) Nursing home care in a contract public or private nursing home facility may be authorized for the following: Any veteran who has been discharged from a hospital under the direct jurisdiction of VA and is currently receiving VA hospital based home health services.
(Authority: 38 U.S.C. 1720; sec. 108, Pub. L. 99-166)
(b) To the extent that resources are available and are not otherwise required to assure that VA can furnish needed care and treatment to veterans described in 38 U.S.C. 1710(a)(1), the Under Secretary for Health may furnish care under this paragraph to any veteran described in 38 U.S.C. 1710(a)(2) if the veteran agrees to pay the United States an amount as determined in 38 U.S.C. 1710(f).
(Authority: 38 U.S.C. 1710, 1720; sec. 19011, Pub. L. 99-272)
(Authority: 38 U.S.C. 1720(b)
[51 FR 25067, July 10, 1986. Redesignated and amended at 61 FR 21965, 21966, May 13, 1996 and further redesignated at 63 FR 39515, July 23, 1998]

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  • 2014-05-27; vol. 79 # 101 - Tuesday, May 27, 2014
    1. 79 FR 30043 - Copayments for Medications in 2014
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      Final rule.
      Effective Date: This rule is effective on May 27, 2014.
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U.S. Code: Title 38 - VETERANS’ BENEFITS

Title 38 published on 2013-07-01

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  • 2014-07-15; vol. 79 # 135 - Tuesday, July 15, 2014
    1. 79 FR 41153 - Update to NFPA Standards, Incorporation by Reference
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      Proposed rule.
      Comments must be received by VA on or before September 15, 2014.
      38 CFR Parts 17, 51, 52 and 59