Title 38: Pensions, Bonuses, and Veterans' Relief
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
PART 17: MEDICAL
: Payment Or Reimbursement for Emergency Services for Nonservice-Connected Conditions in Non-Va Facilities
17.1005 - Payment limitations.
(a) Payment or reimbursement for emergency treatment under 38 U.S.C. 1725 shall be the lesser of the amount for which the veteran is personally liable or 70 percent of the amount under the applicable Medicare fee schedule for such treatment.
(b) Reimbursement or payment for emergency treatment may be made only for the period from the beginning of the initial evaluation treatment until such time as the veteran could be safely discharged or transferred to a VA facility or other Federal facility. For purposes of payment or reimbursement under 38 U.S.C. 1725, VA deems it safe for the veteran to be transferred once the veteran has become stabilized.
(Authority: 38 U.S.C. 1725)
[66 FR 36470, July 12, 2001, as amended at 68 FR 3404, Jan. 24, 2003]
This document cites
- US Code - Title 38: Veterans' Benefits - 38 USC 1725 - Sec. 1725. Reimbursement for emergency treatment
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