38 CFR 17.96 - Medication prescribed by non-VA physicians.

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§ 17.96 Medication prescribed by non-VA physicians.
Any prescription, which is not part of authorized Department of Veterans Affairs hospital or outpatient care, for drugs and medicines ordered by a private or non-Department of Veterans Affairs doctor of medicine or doctor of osteopathy duly licensed to practice in the jurisdiction where the prescription is written, shall be filled by a Department of Veterans Affairs pharmacy or a non-VA pharmacy in a state home under contract with VA for filling prescriptions for patients in state homes, provided:
(a) The prescription is for:
(1) A veteran who by reason of being permanently housebound or in need of regular aid and attendance is in receipt of increased compensation under 38 U.S.C. chapter 11, or increased pension under section 3.1(u) (Section 306 Pension) or section 3.1(w) (Improved Pension), of this title, as a veteran of the Mexican Border Period, World War I, World War II, the Korean Conflict, or the Vietnam Era (or, although eligible for such pension, is in receipt of compensation as the greater benefit), or
(2) A veteran in need of regular aid and attendance who was formerly in receipt of increased pension as described in paragraph (a)(1) of this section whose pension has been discontinued solely by reason of excess income, but only so long as such veteran's annual income does not exceed the maximum annual income limitation by more than $ 1,000, and
(b) The drugs and medicines are prescribed as specific therapy in the treatment of any of the veteran's illnesses or injuries.
(Authority: 38 U.S.C. 1706, 1710, 17.12(d))
[68 FR 43929, July 25, 2003, as amended at 74 FR 44291, Aug. 28, 2009]

Title 38 published on 2013-07-01

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  • 2014-03-20; vol. 79 # 54 - Thursday, March 20, 2014
    1. 79 FR 15541 - VA Dental Insurance Program—Federalism
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      DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
      Direct final rule; confirmation of effective date.
      Effective Date: The effective date of December 23, 2013, for the final rule published October 22, 2013, 78 FR 62441, is confirmed.
      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.

  • 2014-03-20; vol. 79 # 54 - Thursday, March 20, 2014
    1. 79 FR 15541 - VA Dental Insurance Program—Federalism
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
      Direct final rule; confirmation of effective date.
      Effective Date: The effective date of December 23, 2013, for the final rule published October 22, 2013, 78 FR 62441, is confirmed.
      38 CFR Part 17