38 CFR 51.40 - Basic per diem.

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§ 51.40 Basic per diem.

Except as provided in § 51.41 of this part,

(a) During Fiscal Year 2008 VA will pay a facility recognized as a State home for nursing home care the lesser of the following for nursing home care provided to an eligible veteran in such facility:

(1) One-half of the cost of the care for each day the veteran is in the facility; or

(2) $71.42 for each day the veteran is in the facility.

(b) During Fiscal Year 2009 and during each subsequent Fiscal Year, VA will pay a facility recognized as a State home for nursing home care the lesser of the following for nursing home care provided to an eligible veteran in such facility:

(1) One-half of the cost of the care for each day the veteran is in the facility; or

(2) The basic per diem rate for the Fiscal Year established by VA in accordance with 38 U.S.C. 1741(c).

(Authority: 38 U.S.C. 101, 501, 1710, 1741-1744)
[ 74 FR 19432, Apr. 29, 2009]

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