38 CFR 17.61 - Eligibility.

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§ 17.61 Eligibility.
VA health care personnel may assist a veteran by referring such veteran for placement in a privately or publicly-owned community residential care facility if:
(a) At the time of initiating the assistance:
(1) The veteran is receiving VA medical services on an outpatient basis or VA medical center, domiciliary, or nursing home care; or
(2) Such care or services were furnished the veteran within the preceding 12 months;
(b) The veteran does not need hospital or nursing home care but is unable to live independently because of medical (including psychiatric) conditions and has no suitable family resources to provide needed monitoring, supervision, and any necessary assistance in the veteran's daily living activities; and
(c) The facility has been approved in accordance with § 17.63 of this part.
(Authority: 38 U.S.C. 1730)
[54 FR 20842, May 15, 1989. Redesignated and amended at 61 FR 21965, 21966, May 13, 1996]

Title 38 published on 2013-07-01

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  • 2014-09-24; vol. 79 # 185 - Wednesday, September 24, 2014
    1. 79 FR 57410 - Hospital Care and Medical Services for Camp Lejeune Veterans
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      DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
      Final rule.
      Effective Date: This rule is effective September 24, 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.

  • 2014-09-24; vol. 79 # 185 - Wednesday, September 24, 2014
    1. 79 FR 57410 - Hospital Care and Medical Services for Camp Lejeune Veterans
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
      Final rule.
      Effective Date: This rule is effective September 24, 2014.
      38 CFR Part 17