38 CFR 63.2 - Definitions.

§ 63.2 Definitions.
For the purposes of this part:
Clinician means a physician, physician assistant, nurse practitioner, psychiatrist, psychologist, or other independent licensed practitioner.
Homeless has the meaning given that term in section 103 of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 11302(a)).
Non-VA community-based provider means a facility in a community that provides temporary, short-term housing (generally up to 6 months) for the homeless, as well as services such as rehabilitation services, community outreach, and basic mental-health services.
Participant means an eligible veteran under § 63.3 for whom VA is paying per diem to a non-VA community-based provider.
Serious mental illness means diagnosed mental illness that actually or potentially contributes to a veteran's homelessness.
Substance use disorder means alcoholism or addiction to a drug that actually or potentially contributes to a veteran's homelessness.
(Authority: 501, 2002, 2031)
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§ 63.2 Definitions.

For the purposes of this part:

Case management means arranging, coordinating, or providing direct clinical services and support; referring and providing linkage to VA and non-VA resources, providing crisis management services and monitoring; and intervening and advocating on behalf of veterans to support transportation, credit, legal, and other needs.

Clinician means a physician, physician assistant, nurse practitioner, psychiatrist, psychologist, or other independent licensed practitioner.

Homeless has the meaning given that term in paragraphs (1) through (3) of the definition of homeless in 24 CFR 576.2.

Non-VA community-based provider means a facility in a community that provides temporary, short-term housing (generally up to 6 months) for the homeless, as well as community outreach, case management, and rehabilitative services, and, as needed, basic mental health services.

Participant means an eligible veteran under § 63.3 for whom VA is paying per diem to a non-VA community-based provider.

(Authority: 38 U.S.C. 501, 2002, 2031)
[76 FR 52578, Aug. 23, 2011, as amended at 80 FR 24821, May 1, 2015]

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