§ 21.270Payment of subsistence allowance during leave and other periods.
(a)Payment during leave. VA will pay an eligible veteran a subsistence allowance during any period of approved leave including a veteran:
(1) Receiving medical or rehabilitation services on an outpatient basis at a VA medical center, and who provides his or her own room and board;
(2) Receiving service department retirement or retained pay while not on active duty;
(3) Hospitalized at a VA medical center while on approved leave. If the veteran becomes eligible for payment of disability compensation at the temporary 100 percent rate, under § 3.401(h) of this title due to hospitalization, payment will be made under provisions of § 21.266(a).