38 CFR 17.49 - Priorities for outpatient medical services and inpatient hospital care.

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§ 17.49 Priorities for outpatient medical services and inpatient hospital care.

In scheduling appointments for outpatient medical services and admissions for inpatient hospital care, the Under Secretary for Health shall give priority to:

(a) Veterans with service-connected disabilities rated 50 percent or greater based on one or more disabilities or unemployability; and

(b) Veterans needing care for a service-connected disability.

(Authority: 38 U.S.C. 101, 501, 1705, 1710)
[ 67 FR 58529, Sept. 17, 2002]

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U.S. Code: Title 38 - VETERANS’ BENEFITS

Title 38 published on 09-May-2017 03:49

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

  • 2017-05-10; vol. 82 # 89 - Wednesday, May 10, 2017
    1. 82 FR 21747 - Use of Medicare Procedures To Enter Into Provider Agreements for Extended Care Services
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      DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
      Withdrawal of proposed rule.
      This proposed rule is withdrawn as of May 10, 2017.
      38 CFR Part 17

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