38 C.F.R. 17.120 - Payment or reimbursement for emergency treatment furnished by non-VA providers to certain veterans with service-connected disabilities

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  • Introduction to the Unified Agenda of Federal Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions-Fall 2017
    • United States
    • Federal Register January 12, 2018
    • January 12, 2018
    ...U.S.C. 501; 38 U.S.C. 1162; 38 U.S.C. 1701; 38 U.S.C. 1707; 38 U.S.C. 1710; 38 U.S.C. 1714; 38 U.S.C. 1717; 38 U.S.C. 3901 CFR Citation: 38 CFR 17.120; 38 CFR 17.122; 38 CFR 17.150; 38 CFR 17.153; 38 CFR 17.3200 to Legal Deadline: None. Abstract: The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) prop......
  • Bio-Medical Applications of Aquadilla, Inc. v. United States, No. 14-187C
    • United States
    • Court of Federal Claims
    • December 19, 2014
    ...(May 13, 1996) (re-codifying the VA's medical regulations in Part 17 of Title 38 of the Code of Federal Regulations); see also, e.g., 38 C.F.R. § 17.120(a)(4) (referencing a non-existent 38 C.F.R. § 17.48(j)); 38 C.F.R. § 17.121 (citing for authority a non-existent 38 U.S.C. § 501(c)(1) (20......
  • Expanded Access to Non-VA Care Through the Veterans Choice Program
    • United States
    • Federal Register November 05, 2014
    • November 5, 2014
    ...that it was intended to authorize unscheduled non-VA care. Emergency care would, however, continue to be reimbursed by VA consistent with 38 CFR 17.120-132 and 17.1000-1008. In short, if a veteran visits a non-VA health care provider without seeking authorization from VA to schedule such an......
  • Prosthetic and Rehabilitative Items and Services
    • United States
    • Veterans Affairs Department
    • Invalid date
    ...in using the item as well as the longevity of the item. In proposed Sec. 17.3250(b) we stated that, except for emergency care under 38 CFR 17.120 through 17.132 or 38 CFR 17.1000 through 17.1008, veterans must obtain prior authorization from VA if they want VA to reimburse a VA-authorized v......
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  • Bio-Medical Applications of Aquadilla, Inc. v. United States, No. 14-187C
    • United States
    • Court of Federal Claims
    • December 19, 2014
    ...(May 13, 1996) (re-codifying the VA's medical regulations in Part 17 of Title 38 of the Code of Federal Regulations); see also, e.g., 38 C.F.R. § 17.120(a)(4) (referencing a non-existent 38 C.F.R. § 17.48(j)); 38 C.F.R. § 17.121 (citing for authority a non-existent 38 U.S.C. § 501(c)(1) (20......
  • Davita, Inc. v. United States, No. 11-297C
    • United States
    • Court of Federal Claims
    • March 28, 2013
    ...provisions of this section. When demand is only for infrequent use, individual authorizations may be used.38 C.F.R. § 17.52(a) (2005). 38 C.F.R. § 17.120 states, in part:To the extent allowable, payment or reimbursement of the expenses of care, not previously authorized, in a private or pub......
  • Dermark v. McDonough, 19-2795
    • United States
    • Court of Appeals for Veteran Claims
    • June 1, 2021
    ...treatment is necessary to facilitate entrance into or continuation of that program. 38 U.S.C. § 1728(a). The implementing regulation, 38 C.F.R. § 17.120, reiterates these criteria without much elaboration except for (a)(3), with respect to which it provides: "For any disability of a veteran......
  • Tekle v. Wilkie, 19-4936
    • United States
    • Court of Appeals for Veteran Claims
    • September 24, 2020
    ...to grant reimbursement based on his financial obligations, but neither sections 1725, 1728, nor their implementing regulations at 38 C.F.R. §§ 17.120-132 or 38 C.F.R. §§ 17.1000-1008 (2020), provide for such consideration. He also argues that he was not able to drive to VA emergency facilit......

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