38 CFR 17.197 - Amount of aid payable.
The amount of aid payable to a recognized State home shall be at the per diem rates established by 38 U.S.C. 1741(a)(1)(A) for domiciliary care; and sec. 1741(a)(1)(B) for hospital care. In no case shall the payments made with respect to any veteran exceed one-half of the cost of the veteran's care in the State home. VA will publish the actual per diem rates, whenever they change, in a Federal Register notice.