38 CFR 17.30 - Definitions.

§ 17.30 Definitions.

When used in Department of Veterans Affairs medical regulations, each of the following terms shall have the meaning ascribed to it in this section:

(a)Medical services. The term medical services includes, in addition to medical examination, treatment, and rehabilitative services:

(1) Surgical services, dental services and appliances as authorized in §§ 17.160 through 17.166, optometric and podiatric services, (in the case of a person otherwise receiving care or services under this chapter) the preventive health care services set forth in 38 U.S.C. 1701(9), noninstitutional extended care, wheelchairs, artificial limbs, trusses and similar appliances, special clothing made necessary by the wearing of prosthetic appliances, and such other supplies or services as are medically determined to be reasonable and necessary.

(2) Consultation, professional counseling, marriage and family counseling, training, and mental health services for the members of the immediate family or legal guardian of the veteran or the individual in whose household the veteran certifies an intention to live, as necessary in connection with the veteran's treatment.

(3) Transportation and incidental expenses for any person entitled to such benefits under the provisions of § 70.10 of this chapter.

(Authority: 38 U.S.C. 1701(6))

(b)Domiciliary care. The term domiciliary care means the furnishing of a home to a veteran, embracing the furnishing of shelter, food, clothing and other comforts of home, including necessary medical services. The term further includes travel and incidental expenses pursuant to § 70.10 of this chapter.

(Authority: 38 U.S.C. 1701(4))
[ 23 FR 6498, Aug. 22, 1958]
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U.S. Code: Title 38 - VETERANS’ BENEFITS

Title 38 published on 09-Jun-2018 03:51

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

  • 2018-06-05; vol. 83 # 108 - Tuesday, June 5, 2018
    1. 83 FR 25915 - Case Management Services Grant Program
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      Interim final rule.
      This final rule is effective June 5, 2018. Comments must be received on or before August 6, 2018.
      38 CFR Part 17