38 CFR § 17.4100 - Definitions.
For the purposes of §§ 17.4100 through 17.4135, the following definitions apply:
Contract is any of the following: Federal procurement agreements regulated by the Federal Acquisition Regulation; common law contracts; other transactions; or any other instrument. Veterans Care Agreements are excluded from this definition.
Extended care services are the services described in 38 U.S.C. 1710B(a).
Hospital care is defined in 38 U.S.C. 1701(5).
Medical services is defined in 38 U.S.C. 1701(6).
VA facility is a point of VA care where covered individuals can receive hospital care, medical services, or extended care services, to include a VA medical center, a VA community-based outpatient clinic, a VA health care center, a VA community living center, a VA independent outpatient clinic, and other VA outpatient services sites.