38 CFR 17.1006 - Decisionmakers.

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§ 17.1006 Decisionmakers.

The Chief of the Health Administration Service or an equivalent official at the VA medical facility of jurisdiction will make all determinations regarding payment or reimbursement under 38 U.S.C. 1725, except that the designated VA clinician at the VA medical facility of jurisdiction will make determinations regarding § 17.1002(b), (c), and (d). Any decision denying a benefit must be in writing and inform the claimant of VA reconsideration and appeal rights.

(Authority: 38 U.S.C. 1725)
[66 FR 36470, July 12, 2001, as amended at 76 FR 79072, Dec. 21, 2011]

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U.S. Code: Title 38 - VETERANS’ BENEFITS

Title 38 published on 2015-07-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 38 CFR Part 17 after this date.

  • 2015-12-01; vol. 80 # 230 - Tuesday, December 1, 2015
    1. 80 FR 74991 - Expanded Access to Non-VA Care Through the Veterans Choice Program
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      DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
      Interim final rule.
      Effective date: This rule is effective on December 1, 2015. Comment date: Comments must be received on or before March 30, 2016.
      38 CFR Part 17