Department of Veterans Affairs 2011 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Grants for Transportation of Veterans in Highly Rural Areas
Document Number: 2011-33435
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-12-30
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) proposes to amend its regulations in part 17 to establish a new program to provide grants to eligible entities to assist veterans in highly rural areas through innovative transportation services to travel to VA medical centers, and to otherwise assist in providing transportation services in connection with the provision of VA medical care to these veterans. This rulemaking is necessary to implement new statutory authority by establishing procedures for evaluating grant applications under the new grant program, and otherwise administering the new grant program. This proposed rule would implement section 307 of title III of the Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus Health Services Act of 2010 (the 2010 Act).
Extension of Statutory Period for Compensation for Certain Disabilities Due to Undiagnosed Illnesses and Medically Unexplained Chronic Multi-Symptom Illnesses
Document Number: 2011-33222
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-12-29
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is issuing this interim final rule to amend its adjudication regulation regarding compensation for disabilities suffered by veterans who served in the Southwest Asia Theater of Operations during the Persian Gulf War. This amendment is necessary to extend the period during which disabilities associated with undiagnosed illnesses and medically unexplained chronic multi-symptom illnesses must become manifest in order for a veteran to be eligible for compensation.
Copayments for Medications in 2012
Document Number: 2011-32532
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-12-20
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) amends its medical regulations concerning the copayment required for certain medications. Under current regulations, beginning on January 1, 2012, the copayment amount must be increased based on the prescription drug component of the Medical Consumer Price Index, and the maximum annual copayment amount must be increased when the copayment is increased. A prior action ``froze'' the copayment amount for veterans in VA's health care system enrollment priority categories 2 through 6 and allowed for increased copayments, as required by the current regulation, only for veterans in priority categories 7 and 8. This document freezes copayments at the current rate for veterans in priority categories 2 through 6 for the next 12 months, and thereafter resumes increasing copayments in accordance with any change in the prescription drug component of the Medical Consumer Price Index (CPI-P).
Schedule for Rating Disabilities; Evaluation of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Document Number: 2011-32531
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-12-20
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is amending its Schedule for Rating Disabilities by revising the disability evaluation criterion provided for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) to provide an evaluation of 100 percent for any veteran with service-connected ALS. This change is necessary to adequately compensate veterans who suffer from this progressive, untreatable, and fatal disease. This change is intended to provide a total disability rating for any veteran with service-connected ALS.
Loan Guaranty Revised Loan Modification Procedures
Document Number: 2011-32528
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-12-20
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
This document amends a Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Loan Guaranty regulation related to modification of guaranteed housing loans in default. Specifically, changes are made to requirements related to maximum interest rates on modified loans and to items that may be capitalized in a modified loan amount. In addition, we are revising the regulation to clarify that the holder of a loan may seek VA approval for a loan modification that does not otherwise meet prescribed conditions. The amendments are intended to liberalize the requirements for modification of VA-guaranteed loans and provide holders more options for working with veterans to avoid foreclosure.
Agency Information Collection (Prevalence and Clinical Course of Depression Among Patients With Heart Failure) Activity Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2011-32269
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-12-19
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501-3521), this notice announces that the Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden and includes the actual data collection instrument.
Agency Information Collection (Payment and Reimbursement for Emergency Services for Non Service-Connected Conditions in Non-VA Facilities) Activity Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2011-32268
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-12-19
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501-21), this notice announces that the Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden; it includes the actual data collection instrument.
Agency Information Collection (Regulation on Application for Fisher Houses and Other Temporary Lodging and VHA Fisher House Application) Activity Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2011-32267
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-12-19
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501-21), this notice announces that the Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden; it includes the actual data collection instrument.
Agency Information Collection (Locality Pay System for Nurses and Other Health Care Personnel) Activity Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2011-32266
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-12-19
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501-21), this notice announces that the Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden and includes the actual data collection instrument.
Agency Information Collection (Health Surveillance for a New Generation of U.S. Veterans) Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2011-32265
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-12-19
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501-3521), this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden; it includes the actual data collection instrument.
Medical Benefits for Newborn Children of Certain Woman Veterans
Document Number: 2011-32264
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-12-19
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is amending its regulation concerning the medical benefits package offered to veterans enrolled in the VA health care system. This rulemaking updates the regulation to conform to amendments made by the enactment of the Caregivers and Veteran Omnibus Health Services Act of 2010, which authorized VA to provide certain health care services to a newborn child of a woman veteran who is receiving maternity care furnished by VA. Health services for newborn care will be authorized for no more than seven days after the birth of the child if the veteran delivered the child in a VA facility or in another facility pursuant to a VA contract for maternity services.
Agency Information Collection (Appeal to Board of Veterans' Appeals) Activities Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2011-32122
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-12-15
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501-3521), this notice announces that the Board of Veterans' Appeals (BVA), Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden; it includes the actual data collection instrument.
Agency Information Collection (Monthly Statement of Wages Paid to Trainee): Activity Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2011-32030
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-12-14
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501-3521), this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden; it includes the actual data collection instrument.
Agency Information Collection (Request for Supplies (Chapter 31-Vocational Rehabilitation)): Activity Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2011-32029
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-12-14
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501-3521), this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden; it includes the actual data collection instrument.
Servicemembers' Group Life Insurance and Veterans' Group Life Insurance-Slayer's Rule Exclusion
Document Number: 2011-31870
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-12-13
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs (``VA'') proposes to amend its regulations governing Servicemembers' Group Life Insurance (``SGLI'') and Veterans' Group Life Insurance (``VGLI'') to prohibit payment of insurance proceeds payable because of the death of a person whose life was insured under SGLI or VGLI (``decedent'') or payment of a SGLI Traumatic Injury Protection (``TSGLI'') benefit to a person who is convicted of intentionally killing the decedent or determined in a civil proceeding to have intentionally killed the decedent (``slayer''); a member of the slayer's family who is not related to the decedent by blood, legal adoption, or marriage; and a member of the slayer's family who is related to the decedent by blood, legal adoption, or marriage and who is convicted of a crime involving the intentional killing of the decedent or found in a civil proceeding to have been involved in the intentional killing of the decedent.
Disciplinary Appeals Board Panel
Document Number: 2011-31772
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-12-12
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Section 203 of the Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care Personnel Act of 1991 (Pub. L. 102-40), dated May 7, 1991, revised the disciplinary grievance and appeal procedures for employees appointed under 38 U.S.C. 7401(1). It also required the periodic designation of employees of the Department who are qualified to serve on Disciplinary Appeals Boards. These employees constitute the Disciplinary Appeals Board Panel from which Board members in a case are appointed. This notice announces that the roster of employees on the Panel is available for review and comment. Employees, employee organizations, and other interested parties shall be provided, without charge, a list of the names of employees on the Panel upon request and may submit comments concerning the suitability for service on the Panel of any employee whose name is on the list.
Reasonable Charges for Medical Care or Services; V3.9, 2012 Calendar Year Update
Document Number: 2011-31769
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-12-12
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
This Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) notice informs the public of updated data for calculating the ``Reasonable Charges'' collected or recovered by VA for medical care or services provided or furnished by VA to a veteran for: (1) A non service-connected disability for which the veteran is entitled to care or the payment of expenses for care under a health plan contract; (2) a non service- connected disability incurred incident to the veteran's employment and covered under a worker's compensation law or plan that provides reimbursement or indemnification for such care and services; or (3) a non service-connected disability incurred as a result of a motor vehicle accident in a state that requires automobile accident reparations insurance. The charge tables and supplemental tables that are applicable to this notice can be viewed on the Veterans Health Administration Chief Business Office's Internet Web sites. These changes are effective January 1, 2012.
Allowance for Private Purchase of an Outer Burial Receptacle in Lieu of a Government-Furnished Graveliner for a Grave in a VA National Cemetery
Document Number: 2011-31753
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-12-12
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Public Law 104-275 was enacted on October 9, 1996. It allows the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide a monetary allowance towards the private purchase of an outer burial receptacle for use in a VA national cemetery. Under VA regulation (38 CFR 38.629), the allowance is equal to the average cost of Government-furnished graveliners less any administrative costs to VA. The law provides a veteran's survivors with the option of selecting a Government-furnished graveliner for use in a VA national cemetery where such use is authorized. The purpose of this Notice is to notify interested parties of the average cost of Government-furnished graveliners, administrative costs that relate to processing and paying the allowance and the amount of the allowance payable for qualifying interments that occur during calendar year 2012.
Autopsies at VA Expense
Document Number: 2011-31031
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-12-02
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) proposes to amend its regulation that governs the performance of autopsies on veterans. The proposed rule would correct a cross-reference to VA regulations that authorize certain outpatient and ambulatory care. The proposed rule would also clarify that consent for an autopsy will be implied if 6 months has passed since the decedent's death and there are no objections from the decedent's surviving spouse or next of kin. The proposed rule would also modify current regulations to make the laws of the jurisdiction in which the autopsy will be performed the controlling laws for purposes of determining who has authority to grant permission for the autopsy. The proposed rule would also clarify the authorized purposes of a VA autopsy. Lastly, the proposed rule would clarify that the authority to order an autopsy includes transporting the body at VA's expense to the autopsy facility.
Servicemembers' Group Life Insurance Traumatic Injury Protection Program-Genitourinary Losses
Document Number: 2011-31020
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-12-02
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is issuing this interim final rule that amends the regulations governing the Servicemembers' Group Life Insurance Traumatic Injury Protection (TSGLI) program by adding certain genitourinary (GU) system losses to the TSGLI Schedule of Losses and defining terms relevant to these new losses. This amendment is necessary to make qualifying GU losses a basis for paying GU-injured Servicemembers TSGLI benefits. The intended effect is to expand the list of losses for which TSGLI payments can be made.
Fund Availability Under the Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program
Document Number: 2011-30778
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-12-01
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is announcing the availability of funds for supportive services grants under the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Program. This Notice contains information concerning the SSVF Program, initial and renewal supportive services grant application processes, and amount of funding available.
Agency Information Collection (Request for Transportation Expense Reimbursement): Activity Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2011-30508
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-28
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501-3521), this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden; it includes the actual data collection instrument.
Proposed Information Collection (Agreement To Train on the Job Disabled Veterans) Activity: Comment Request
Document Number: 2011-30507
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-28
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on information needed to assure that on the job training establishments are providing veterans with the appropriate rehabilitation training.
Proposed Information Collection (Contract for Training and Employment) Activity: Comment Request
Document Number: 2011-30506
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-28
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments for information needed to ensure contracts between VA and training facilities/vendors are consistent with the Federal Procurement Regulations.
Agency Information Collection (Report of Income From Property or Business): Activity Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2011-30505
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-28
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501-3521), this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden; it includes the actual data collection instrument.
Agency Information Collection (Report of Accidental Injury in Support of Claim for Compensation or Pension/Statement of Witness to Accident): Activity Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2011-30504
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-28
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501-3521), this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden; it includes the actual data collection instrument.
Agency Information Collection (Exam for Housebound Status or Permanent Need for Regular Aid and Attendance): Activity Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2011-30503
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-28
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501-3521), this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden; it includes the actual data collection instrument.
Agency Information Collection (Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom Seriously Injured/Ill Service Member Veteran Worksheet): Activity Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2011-30502
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-28
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501-3521), this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden; it includes the actual data collection instrument.
Proposed Information Collection (Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom Veterans Health Needs Assessment) Activity; Comment Request
Document Number: 2011-30087
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-22
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Veterans Health Administration (VHA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments for information to develop a program that will improve the quality and relevance of care, as it pertains to access for mental health and use of mental health facilities for returning Operation Enduring Freedom/ Operation Iraqi Freedom veterans and their families.
Proposed Information Collection (Survey of Post-Deployment Adjustment Among OEF and OIF Veterans); Comment Request
Document Number: 2011-30086
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-22
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Veterans Health Administration (VHA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments for information needed to identify gender-specific treatment needs of returning Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) and Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) Veterans.
Enhanced-Use Lease (EUL) of Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Real Property for the Development of Permanent Housing in Walla Walla, WA
Document Number: 2011-30048
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-21
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Secretary of VA intends to enter into an EUL on an approximately 4.0-acre parcel of land at the Jonathan M. Wainwright Memorial VA Medical Center in Walla Walla, Washington. As consideration, the selected lessee will be required to finance, design, develop, construct, maintain and operate a permanent supportive housing development. The lessee will also be required to provide preference and priority placement for Veterans and their families, and a supportive services program.
Enhanced-Use Lease (EUL) of Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Real Property for the Development of Permanent Housing in Grand Island, NE
Document Number: 2011-30046
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-21
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Secretary of VA intends to enter into an EUL for an approximately 4.6-acre parcel of land on the campus of the VA Nebraska Western Iowa Health Care System, Grand Island Community Living Center and Community Based Outpatient Clinic in Grand Island, Nebraska. As consideration, the selected lessee will be required to finance, design, develop, construct, operate and maintain a permanent supportive housing facility. The lessee will be required to provide preference and priority placement for senior Veterans and their families, and provide on-site supportive services.
Enhanced-Use Lease (EUL) of Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Real Property for the Development of a Permanent Housing Facility in Cheyenne, WY
Document Number: 2011-30044
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-21
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Secretary of VA intends to enter into an EUL on an approximately 3.7-acre parcel of land at the Cheyenne VA Medical Center in Cheyenne, Wyoming. As consideration for the lease, the lessee will be required to construct, operate, and maintain a permanent housing facility; provide preference and priority placement for senior Veterans and their families; and provide a supportive services program.
Enhanced-Use Lease (EUL) of Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Real Property for the Development of Permanent Housing in Salem, VA
Document Number: 2011-30043
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-21
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Secretary of VA intends to enter into an EUL for two parcels of landapproximately 5.4 acres and 8.4 acresat the Salem VA Medical Center in Salem, Virginia. As consideration, the selected lessee will be required to finance, design, develop, construct, operate and maintain an affordable permanent housing development. The lessee will also be required to provide preference and priority placement for homeless and at-risk Veterans, and provide on-site supportive services.
Enhanced-Use Lease (EUL) of Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Real Property for the Development of Permanent Housing in Perryville, MD
Document Number: 2011-30042
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-21
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Secretary of VA intends to enter into an EUL on an approximately 28.9-acre parcel of land and 60 buildings at the Perry Point VA Medical CenterVA Maryland Health Care System in Perryville. As consideration for the lease, the selected lessee will finance, design, develop, renovate, construct, maintain and operate a permanent housing development. The lessee will provide preference and priority placement for Veterans and their families, and a supportive services program.
Enhanced-Use Lease (EUL) of Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Real Property for the Development of Space for Community Services and Parking in Memphis, TN
Document Number: 2011-30041
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-21
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Secretary of VA intends to enter into an EUL on an approximately 0.7-acre parcel of land and one building on an approximately 0.4-acre parcel at the Memphis VA Medical Center campus in Tennessee. As consideration for the EUL, the lessee will be required to finance, design, develop, renovate, operate, and maintain one building for community services and one parking lot.
Enhanced-Use Lease (EUL) of Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Real Property for the Development of a Parking Structure, Professional Medical Office Structure, a Hotel and General Use Retail Space in Memphis, TN
Document Number: 2011-30034
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-21
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Secretary of VA intends to enter into an EUL on an approximately 4.0-acre parcel of land at the Memphis VA Medical Center in Memphis, Tennessee. As consideration for the lease, the lessee will be required to finance, design, develop, construct, manage, operate, and maintain a mixed-use parking development, whereby VA will receive negotiated lease consideration likely to include increased parking capacity. The development may also include a professional medical office building, a hotel, and general use retail space.
Enhanced-Use Lease (EUL) of Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Real Property for the Development of Permanent Housing in Augusta, GA
Document Number: 2011-30033
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-21
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Secretary of VA intends to enter into an EUL for an approximately 2.0-acre parcel of land and a vacant building at the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center (Uptown Division) in Augusta, Georgia. As consideration, the selected lessee will be required to finance, design, develop, construct, maintain and operate the EUL development. The lessee will also be required to provide preference and priority placement for Veterans at risk for homelessness, and provide on-site supportive services.
Enhanced-Use Lease (EUL) of Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Real Property for the Development of Permanent Housing in Topeka, KS
Document Number: 2011-30030
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-21
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Secretary of VA intends to enter into an EUL for an approximately 4.0-acre parcel of land and seven buildings on the Colmery-O'Neil VA Medical Center campus of the VA Eastern Kansas Health Care System in Topeka, Kansas. As consideration, the selected lessee will be required to finance, design, develop, construct, maintain and operate a permanent supportive housing facility. The lessee will also be required to provide preference and priority placement for senior Veterans and their families, and provide on-site supportive services for resident Veterans.
Enhanced-Use Lease (EUL) of Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Real Property for the Development of a Permanent and Transitional Housing Facility in Dayton, OH
Document Number: 2011-30029
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-21
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Secretary of VA intends to enter into an EUL on an approximately 14-acre parcel of land at the Dayton VA Medical Center in Dayton, Ohio. As consideration for the lease, the lessee will be required to construct, operate, and maintain a permanent and transitional housing development. The lessee will also be required to give preference and priority placement for homeless, at-risk, disabled, and senior Veterans and their families and provide on-site supportive services.
Enhanced-Use Lease (EUL) of Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Real Property for the Development of Permanent and Transitional Housing in Chillicothe, OH
Document Number: 2011-30028
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-21
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Secretary of VA intends to enter into an EUL of three buildings and three parcels totaling approximately 17.5 acres of land at the Chillicothe VA Medical Center in Chillicothe, Ohio. As consideration for the EUL, the lessee will be required to construct, renovate, operate, and maintain permanent and transitional housing with on-site supportive services. The lessee will also be required to provide preference and priority placement for senior, disabled, homeless and/or at-risk Veterans and their families.
Enhanced-Use Lease (EUL) of Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Real Property for a Mixed-Use Development Including a Permanent Housing Facility in Lincoln, NE
Document Number: 2011-30026
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-21
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Secretary of VA intends to enter into an EUL on an approximately 59.4-acre parcel of land which includes 8 historic structures at the VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System (Lincoln Community-Based Outpatient Clinic) in Lincoln, Nebraska. As consideration for the lease, the lessee will be required to construct, renovate, operate, and maintain a mixed-use development. A permanent housing facility will be included in the development, which will offer preference and priority placement for Veterans and their families, and a supportive services program.
Enhanced-Use Lease (EUL) of Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Real Property for the Development of Permanent Housing in Danville, IL
Document Number: 2011-30023
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-21
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Secretary of VA intends to enter into an EUL on two parcels of land of approximately 5.5 acres and 15.0 acres at the VA Illiana Health Care System, Danville Campus in Danville, Illinois. As consideration for the EUL, the lessee will be required to finance, construct, operate and maintain a permanent housing development, provide preference and priority placement for Veterans and their families, and provide a supportive services program.
Payment for Home Health Services and Hospice Care by Non-VA Providers
Document Number: 2011-29994
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-11-21
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) proposes to amend its regulation and internal policy documents concerning the billing methodology for non-VA providers of home health services and hospice care. The proposed rulemaking would include home health services and hospice care under the VA regulation governing payment for other non-VA health care providers. Because the newly applicable methodology cannot supersede rates for which VA has specifically contracted, this rulemaking will only affect providers who do not have existing negotiated contracts with VA. The proposed rule would also rescind internal guidance documents that could be interpreted as conflicting with the proposed rule.
Agency Information Collection (Claim for Disability Insurance Benefits, Government Life Insurance) Activity Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2011-29822
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-18
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501-3521), this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden; it includes the actual data collection instrument.
Agency Information Collection (Spinal Cord Injury Patient Care Survey) Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2011-29821
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-18
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501-3521), this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden; it includes the actual data collection instrument.
Enhanced-Use Lease (EUL) of Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Real Property for the Development of a Permanent Housing Facility in Brockton, MA
Document Number: 2011-29778
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-17
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Secretary of VA intends to enter into an EUL on an approximate 0.8 acre of land at the VA Boston Healthcare System Brockton Division in Brockton, Massachusetts. The selected lessee will finance, design, develop, construct, renovate, manage, maintain and operate the EUL development. As consideration for the lease, the lessee will be required to construct, renovate, operate, and maintain a permanent housing facility, provide preference and priority placement for homeless Veterans, and provide a supportive services program.
Enhanced-Use Lease (EUL) of Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Real Property for the Development of a Permanent Housing Facility in Fort Harrison, MT
Document Number: 2011-29775
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-17
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Secretary of VA intends to enter into an EUL on an approximate 2-acre parcel of land and 11 buildings at the VA Montana Health Care System in Fort Harrison, Montana. The selected lessee will finance, design, develop, construct, manage, maintain and operate the EUL development. As consideration for the lease, the lessee will be required to construct, renovate, operate, and maintain a permanent housing facility; provide preference and priority placement for Veterans and their families; and provide a supportive services program.
Enhanced-Use Lease (EUL) of Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Real Property for the Development of Permanent Housing Facilities in Augusta, ME
Document Number: 2011-29774
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-17
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Secretary of VA intends to enter into a EUL on two parcels of land totaling approximately 20.0 acres at the VA Maine Healthcare SystemTogus in Augusta, Maine. The selected lessee will finance, design, develop, construct, manage, maintain and operate the EUL development. As consideration for the lease, the lessee will be required to construct, renovate, operate, and maintain permanent housing facilities; provide preference and priority placement for senior Veterans, homeless Veterans and Veterans at risk of homelessness and their families; and provide a supportive services program that guides resident Veterans toward attaining long-term self-sufficiency.