38 CFR 17.30 - Definitions.

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§ 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. 1762, 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 § 17.143.
(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 § 17.143.
(Authority: 38 U.S.C. 1701(4))
[23 FR 6498, Aug. 22, 1958]
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  • 2015-04-27; vol. 80 # 80 - Monday, April 27, 2015
    1. 80 FR 23239 - Updating Certain Delegations of Authority in VA Medical Regulations
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      Final rule.
      Effective date: This final rule is effective April 27, 2015.
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Title 38 published on 2014-07-01

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  • 2015-05-15; vol. 80 # 94 - Friday, May 15, 2015
    1. 80 FR 27878 - Health Care for Certain Children of Vietnam Veterans and Certain Korea Veterans—Covered Birth Defects and Spina Bifida
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      Proposed rule.
      Comments must be received by VA on or before July 14, 2015.
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