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  • Schedule for Rating Disabilities; The Genitourinary Diseases and Conditions

    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) proposes to amend the portion of the Schedule for Rating Disabilities that addresses the genitourinary system. The purpose of this change is to update current medical terminology, incorporate medical advances that have occurred since the last review, and provide well-defined criteria in accordance with...

  • VA Claims and Appeals Modernization; Correction

    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is correcting a final rule regarding its claims adjudication, appeals and Rules of Practice of the Board of Veterans' Appeals (Board) regulation. This correction addresses a minor technical error in the published final rule.

  • Determination of Active Military Service and Discharge for Civilian or Contractual Groups

    This final rule removes the Department of the Air Force's regulation containing procedures for processing discharge applications of civilians or contractors claiming prior active military service with the Air Force or a predecessor organization. The content of this part is addressed in a DoD-level regulation, and it is unnecessary.

  • Financial Assistance Interior Regulation

    This final rule establishes the Financial Assistance Interior Regulation (FAIR). The FAIR supplements the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards (Uniform Guidance), which was adopted by the Department of the Interior (DOI or Department) on December 19,...

  • Army Cemeteries

    The Department of the Army is finalizing its regulation for the development, operation, maintenance, and administration of the Army Cemeteries. The revisions include changes in management and a name change to the Army National Military Cemeteries. The rule also adopts modifications suggested by the Department of the Army Inspector General and...

  • Committal Services, Memorial Services and Funeral Honors

    This final rule reflects current VA practices relative to respecting the expressed wishes of the personal representative when making arrangements for the committal or memorial service. The final rule clarifies the process for requesting committal or memorial services when requesting interment at VA national cemeteries and addresses access to...

  • Schedule for Rating Disabilities: The Cardiovascular System

    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) proposes to amend the section of the VA Schedule for Rating Disabilities (VASRD or Rating Schedule) that addresses the cardiovascular system. The proposed changes incorporate medical advances that have occurred since the last review, update medical terminology, and clarify evaluation criteria where...

  • Center for Innovation for Care and Payment

    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is proposing to amend its regulations that govern VA health care. This rule would establish parameters and authority for the new Center for Innovation for Care and Payment in its conduct of pilot programs designed to develop innovative approaches to testing payment and service delivery models to reduce...

  • VA Claims and Appeals Modernization

    On January 18, 2019, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) revised its regulations regarding appeals and Rules of Practice of the Board of Veterans' Appeals (Board). On February 15, 2019, VA published a correction to that rule. This correction addresses technical errors in the final regulations.

  • Approval Criteria for Rates Charged for Community Residential Care

    The Department of Affairs (VA) adopts as final, with changes, a proposed rule amending its regulation governing standards applicable to a community residential care facility (CRC) approved by VA. This rule also addresses the amount that a veteran may be charged for residence in a CRC and how VA determines whether that rate is appropriate. The...

  • Case Management Services Grant Program

    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) adopts as final, with no changes, an interim final rule amending its regulations that govern programs benefitting homeless veterans to implement a new statutory requirement. The statute requires VA to establish a new grant program that will provide case management services to improve the retention of...

  • Service Members Group Life Insurance-Definition of Stillborn Child for Purposes of Coverage

    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) proposes to amend the regulation defining ``member's stillborn child'' for purposes of the Servicemembers' Group Life Insurance (SGLI) program. The current definition of a ``member's stillborn child'' is that a fetus must weigh at least 350 grams or, if the fetal weight is unknown, duration in utero is at...

  • Health Professional Scholarship Program

    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) proposes to amend its regulations that govern the Health Professional Scholarship Program (HPSP). This rule would ensure that VA award not less than 50 HPSP scholarships each year to students who are accepted for enrollment or are enrolled in a program of education or training that leads to employment as a...

  • Schedule for Rating Disabilities; Infectious Diseases, Immune Disorders, and Nutritional Deficiencies

    This document amends the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Schedule for Rating Disabilities (VASRD) by revising the portion of the schedule that addresses infectious diseases, immune disorders, and nutritional deficiencies. The effect of this action is to ensure that the rating schedule uses current medical terminology and to provide detailed...

  • Urgent Care

    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) adopts as final a proposed rule amending its regulations that govern VA health care. This final rule grants eligible veterans access to urgent care from qualifying non-VA entities or providers without prior approval from VA. This rulemaking implements the mandates of the VA MISSION Act of 2018 and...

  • Veterans Community Care Program

    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) adopts as final a proposed rule amending its regulations that govern VA health care. This final rule implements its authority from the VA MISSION ACT of 2018 for covered veterans to receive necessary hospital care, medical services, and extended care services from non-VA entities or providers in the...

  • Removing Net Worth Requirement From Health Care Enrollment

    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is removing the regulatory provisions regarding the veteran's net worth as a factor in determining the veteran's eligibility for VA health care. Prior to January 1, 2015, VA considered a veteran's net worth and annual income when determining a veteran's assignment to an enrollment priority group for VA...

  • Veterans Healing Veterans Medical Access and Scholarship Program

    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) proposes to amend its regulations that govern scholarships to certain health care providers. This rulemaking would implement the mandates of the VA MISSION Act of 2018 by establishing a pilot program to provide funding for the medical education of eligible veterans who are enrolled in covered medical schools.

  • Streamlining Annual Rate Publication for VA Educational Benefits

    This document amends Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) regulations regarding the monthly rates payable for the following educational assistance programs: Montgomery GI Bill--Active Duty (MGIB- AD), Montgomery GI Bill--Selected Reserve (MGIB-SR), and Survivors' and Dependents' Educational Assistance (DEA). Instead of publishing the monthly...

  • Veterans Care Agreements

    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) amends its medical regulations to implement its authority to furnish necessary care to covered individuals through certain agreements. Section 102 of the John S. McCain III, Daniel K. Akaka, and Samuel R. Johnson VA Maintaining Internal Systems and Strengthening Integrated Outside Networks Act of 2018...

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