38 CFR Part 17 - MEDICAL

  1. Protection of Patient Rights (§§ 17.32 - 17.33)
    1. § 17.32 Informed consent and advance care planning.
    2. § 17.33 Patients' rights.
  2. Tentative Eligibility Determinations (§ 17.34)
    1. § 17.34 Tentative eligibility determinations.
  3. Hospital or Nursing Home Care and Medical Services in Foreign Countries (§ 17.35)
    1. § 17.35 Hospital care and outpatient services in foreign countries.
  4. Vocational Training and Health-Care Eligibility Protection for Pension Recipients (§§ 17.90 - 17.91)
    1. § 17.90 Medical care for veterans receiving vocational training under 38 U.S.C. chapter 15.
    2. § 17.91 Protection of health-care eligibility.
  5. Disciplinary Control of Beneficiaries Receiving Hospital, Domiciliary or Nursing Home Care (§ 17.107)
    1. § 17.107 VA response to disruptive behavior of patients.
  6. Reimbursement for Loss By Natural Disaster of Personal Effects of Hospitalized or Nursing Home Patients (§§ 17.113 - 17.115)
    1. § 17.113 Conditions of custody.
    2. § 17.114 Submittal of claim for reimbursement.
    3. § 17.115 Claims in cases of incompetent patients.
  7. Reimbursement to Employees for the Cost of Repairing or Replacing Certain Personal Property Damaged or Destroyed by Patients or Members (§ 17.116)
    1. § 17.116 Adjudication of claims.
  8. Reconsideration of Denied Claims (§ 17.133)
    1. § 17.133 Procedures.
  9. Autopsies (§ 17.170)
    1. § 17.170 Autopsies.
  10. Veterans Canteen Service (§ 17.180)
    1. § 17.180 Delegation of authority.
  11. Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs (CHAMPVA) - Medical Care for Survivors and Dependents of Certain Veterans (§§ 17.270 - 17.278)
    1. § 17.270 General provisions.
    2. § 17.271 Eligibility.
    3. § 17.272 Benefits limitations/exclusions.
    4. § 17.273 Preauthorization.
    5. § 17.274 Cost sharing.
    6. § 17.275 Claim filing deadline.
    7. § 17.276 Appeal/review process.
    8. § 17.277 Third-party liability/medical care cost recovery.
    9. § 17.278 Confidentiality of records.
    Source: 63 FR 48102, Sept. 9, 1998, unless otherwise noted.
  12. In Vitro Fertilization and Reimbursement of Adoption Expenses (§§ 17.380 - 17.390)
    1. § 17.380 In vitro fertilization treatment.
    2. § 17.390 Reimbursement for qualifying adoption expenses incurred by certain veterans.
  13. Hospital Care and Medical Services for Camp Lejeune Veterans and Families (§ 17.400)
    1. § 17.400 Hospital care and medical services for Camp Lejeune veterans.
  14. Center for Innovation for Care and Payment (§ 17.450)
    1. § 17.450 Center for Innovation for Care and Payment.
  15. Veterans Healing Veterans Medical Access and Scholarship Program (§ - )
  16. Veterans Healing Veterans Medical Access and Scholarship Program (§§ 17.613 - 17.618)
    1. § 17.613 Purpose.
    2. § 17.614 Definitions.
    3. § 17.615 Eligibility.
    4. § 17.616 Award procedures.
    5. § 17.617 Agreement and obligated service.
    6. § 17.618 Failure to comply with terms and conditions of agreement.
    Source: Sections 17.613 through 17.618 appear at 84 FR 61551, Nov. 13, 2019, unless otherwise noted.
  17. Health Care Benefits for Certain Children of Vietnam Veterans and Veterans with Covered Service in Korea - Spina Bifida and Covered Birth Defects (§§ 17.900 - 17.905)
    1. § 17.900 Definitions.
    2. § 17.901 Provision of health care.
    3. § 17.902 Preauthorization.
    4. § 17.903 Payment.
    5. § 17.904 Review and appeal process.
    6. § 17.905 Medical records.
    Source: 68 FR 1010, Jan. 8, 2003, unless otherwise noted.
  18. Expanded Access to Non-VA Care Through the Veterans Choice Program (§§ 17.1500 - 17.1540)
    1. § 17.1500 Purpose and scope.
    2. § 17.1505 Definitions.
    3. § 17.1510 Eligible veterans.
    4. § 17.1515 Authorizing non-VA care.
    5. § 17.1520 Effect on other provisions.
    6. § 17.1525 [Reserved]
    7. § 17.1530 Eligible entities and providers.
    8. § 17.1535 Payment rates and methodologies.
    9. § 17.1540 Claims processing system.
    Source: Sections 17.1500 through 17.1540 appear at 79 FR 65585, Nov. 5, 2014, unless otherwise noted.
  19. Vet Centers (§ 17.2000)
    1. § 17.2000 Vet Center services.
  20. Home Improvements and Structural Alterations (HISA) Program (§§ 17.3100 - 17.3130)
    1. § 17.3100 Purpose and scope.
    2. § 17.3101 Definitions.
    3. § 17.3102 Eligibility.
    4. §§ 17.3103-17.3104 [Reserved]
    5. § 17.3105 HISA benefit lifetime limits.
    6. §§ 17.3106-17.3119 [Reserved]
    7. § 17.3120 Application for HISA benefits.
    8. §§ 17.3121-17.3124 [Reserved]
    9. § 17.3125 Approving HISA benefits applications.
    10. § 17.3126 Disapproving HISA benefits applications.
    11. §§ 17.3127-17.3129 [Reserved]
    12. § 17.3130 HISA benefits payment procedures.
    Source: Sections 17.3100 through 17.3130 appear at 79 FR 71660, Dec. 3, 2014, unless otherwise noted.
Authority:
38 U.S.C. 501, and as noted in specific sections.

Section 17.35 is also issued under 38 U.S.C. 1724.

Section 17.38 is also issued under 38 U.S.C. 1703.

Section 17.46 is also issued under 38 U.S.C. 1710.

Section 17.52 is also issued under 38 U.S.C. 1701, 1703, 1710, 1712, and 3104.

Section 17.55 is also issued under 38 U.S.C. 513, 1703, and 1728.

Section 17.56 is also issued under 38 U.S.C. 1703 and 1728.

Sections 17.61 through 17.74 are also issued under 38 U.S.C. 1730.

Section 17.105 is also issued under 38 U.S.C. 501, 1721, 1722A, 1724, and 1725A.

Section 17.108 is also issued under 38 U.S.C. 501, 1703, 1710, 1725A, and 1730A.

Section 17.110 is also issued under 38 U.S.C. 501, 1703, 1710, 1720D, 1722A, and 1730A.

Section 17.111 is also issued under 38 U.S.C. 101(28), 501, 1701(7), 1703, 1710, 1710B, 1720B, 1720D, and 1722A.

Section 17.125 is also issued under 38 U.S.C. 7304.

Section 17.169 is also issued under 38 U.S.C. 1712C.

Sections 17.380, 17.390 and 17.412 are also issued under sec. 260, Pub. L. 114-223, 130 Stat. 857 and sec. 236, Public Law 115-141, 132 Stat. 348, and sec. 236, div. J, Pub. L 115-141, 132 Stat. 348.

Section 17.410 is also issued under 38 U.S.C. 1787.

Section 17.415 is also issued under 38 U.S.C. 7301, 7304, 7402, and 7403.

Section 17.417 also issued under 38 U.S.C. 1701 (note), 1709A, 1712A (note), 1722B, 7301, 7330A, 7401-7403, 7406 (note).

Section 17.450 is also issued under 38 U.S.C. 1703E.

Sections 17.613 through 17.618 are also issued under Pub. L. 115-182, sec. 304.

Sections 17.640 and 17.647 are also issued under sec. 4, Pub. L. 114-2, 129 Stat. 30.

Sections 17.641 through 17.646 are also issued under 38 U.S.C. 501(a) and sec. 4, Pub. L. 114-2, 129 Stat. 30.

Section 17.655 also issued under 38 U.S.C. 501(a), 7304, 7405.

Sections 17.4000 through 17.4040 also issued under 38 U.S.C. 1703, 1703B, and 1703C.

Section 17.4100 et seq. is also issued under 38 U.S.C. 1703A.

Section 17.4600 is also issued under 38 U.S.C. 1725A.