Department of Veterans Affairs February 19, 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs (CHAMPVA): Expansion of Benefit Coverage for Prostheses and Enuretic (Bed-wetting) Devices; Miscellaneous Provisions
Document Number: E8-3003
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-02-19
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
This document proposes to amend the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) regulations for the Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs (CHAMPVA) to expand the benefits available by covering, in addition to currently-covered prostheses, any non-dental prostheses determined medically necessary for treatment of certain medical conditions. It also proposes to no longer exclude coverage of enuretic (bed-wetting) devices. In addition, this document proposes to make changes in delegations of authority, technical changes, and nonsubstantive changes for purposes of clarity in VA's regulations governing CHAMPVA.