38 CFR 17.270 - General provisions.

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§ 17.270 General provisions.
(a) CHAMPVA is the Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs and is administered by the Health Administration Center, Denver, Colorado. Pursuant to 38 U.S.C. 1781, VA is authorized to provide medical care in the same or similar manner and subject to the same or similar limitations as medical care furnished to certain dependents and survivors of active duty and retired members of the Armed Forces. The CHAMPVA program is designed to accomplish this purpose. Under CHAMPVA, VA shares the cost of medically necessary services and supplies for eligible beneficiaries as set forth in §§ 17.271 through 17.278.
(b) For purposes of §§ 17.270 through 17.278, the definitions of “child,” “service-connected condition/disability,” “spouse,” and “surviving spouse” must be those set forth further in 38 U.S.C. 101. The term “fiscal year” refers to October 1, through September 30.
(Authority: 38 U.S.C. 501, 1781)
[63 FR 48102, Sept. 9, 1998, as amended at 73 FR 65553, Nov. 4, 2008]
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§ 17.270 General provisions.

(a) CHAMPVA is the Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs and is administered by the Health Administration Center, Denver, Colorado. Pursuant to 38 U.S.C. 1781, VA is authorized to provide medical care in the same or similar manner and subject to the same or similar limitations as medical care furnished to certain dependents and survivors of active duty and retired members of the Armed Forces. The CHAMPVA program is designed to accomplish this purpose. Under CHAMPVA, VA shares the cost of medically necessary services and supplies for eligible beneficiaries as set forth in §§ 17.271 through 17.278.

(b) For purposes of §§ 17.270 through 17.278, the definitions of “child,” “service-connected condition/disability,” “spouse,” and “surviving spouse” must be those set forth further in 38 U.S.C. 101. The term “fiscal year” refers to October 1, through September 30.

(Authority: 38 U.S.C. 501, 1781)
[63 FR 48102, Sept. 9, 1998, as amended at 73 FR 65553, Nov. 4, 2008]

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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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      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.
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