38 CFR § 21.6242 - Resources for provision of medical treatment, care and services.
(a) General. VA medical centers are the primary resources for the provision of medical treatment, care and services for program participants which may be authorized under the provisions of § 21.6240 of this part. The availability of necessary services in VA facilities shall be ascertained in each case.
(b) Hospital care and medical services. Hospital care and medical services provided to program participants shall only be furnished in facilities over which VA has direct jurisdiction, except as authorized on a contract or fee basis under the provisions of part 17 of this chapter.
See § 17.30(1) Hospital care. § 17.30(m) Medical services.
(c) Provisions of § 21.240 and § 21.242. The provisions of §§ 21.240 and 21.242 of this part are not applicable to this temporary program.