38 CFR 17.129 - Retroactive payments prohibited.

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§ 17.129 Retroactive payments prohibited.

When a claim for payment or reimbursement of expenses of services not previously authorized has not been timely filed in accordance with the provisions of § 17.126, the expenses of any such care or services rendered prior to the date of filing the claim shall not be paid or reimbursed. In no event will a bill or claim be paid or allowed for any care or services rendered prior to the effective date of any law, or amendment to the law, under which eligibility for the medical services at Department of Veterans Affairs expense has been established.

[39 FR 1844, Jan. 15, 1974. Redesignated and amended at 61 FR 21966, 21968, May 13, 1996]

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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