38 U.S. Code § 1710D - Traumatic brain injury: comprehensive program for long-term rehabilitation
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(a) Comprehensive Program.— In developing plans for the rehabilitation and reintegration of individuals with traumatic brain injury under section 1710C of this title, the Secretary shall develop and carry out a comprehensive program of long-term care and rehabilitative services (as defined in section 1710C of this title) for post-acute traumatic brain injury rehabilitation that includes residential, community, and home-based components utilizing interdisciplinary teams.
(b) Location of Program.— The Secretary shall carry out the program developed under subsection (a) in each Department polytrauma rehabilitation center designated by the Secretary.
(c) Eligibility.— A veteran is eligible for care under the program developed under subsection (a) if the veteran is otherwise eligible to receive hospital care and medical services under section 1710 of this title and—
(1) served on active duty in a theater of combat operations (as determined by the Secretary in consultation with the Secretary of Defense) during a period of war after the Persian Gulf War, or in combat against a hostile force during a period of hostilities (as defined in section 1712A (a)(2)(B)  of this title) after November 11, 1998;
(d) Report.— Not later than one year after the date of the enactment of this section, and annually thereafter, the Secretary shall submit to the Committees on Veterans’ Affairs of the Senate and the House of Representatives a report containing the following information:
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Source(Added Pub. L. 110–181, div. A, title XVII, § 1702(a),Jan. 28, 2008, 122 Stat. 488; amended Pub. L. 112–154, title I, § 107(b),Aug. 6, 2012, 126 Stat. 1173.)
References in Text
Section 1712A (a)(2)(B) of this title, referred to in subsec. (c)(1), was struck out by Pub. L. 112–239, div. A, title VII, § 727(1)(B),Jan. 2, 2013, 126 Stat. 1811.
The date of the enactment of this section, referred to in subsec. (d), is the date of enactment of Pub. L. 110–181, which was approved Jan. 28, 2008.
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