Department of Veterans Affairs December 16, 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Special Notice; Correction
Document Number: 2013-29805
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-16
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) published a collection of information notice in a Federal Register on November 15, 2013, that omitted 60-day Federal Register Notice information. This document corrects the errors by adding the Federal Register notice information.
Special Notice; Correction
Document Number: 2013-29804
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-16
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) published a collection of information notice in a Federal Register on November 18, 2013, that listed the incorrect title of the VA Form in the 60 day Federal Register Notice information. This document corrects the errors by adding the Federal Register notice information.
Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2013-29801
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-16
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 (VHA), Department of Veterans Affairs, has submitted 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 (Care Coordination Home Telehealth (CCHT) Patient Satisfaction Survey) Activities Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2013-29800
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-16
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 new collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on the information collection required to obtain patient perspective on satisfaction with the CCHT program and messaging devices.
Authorization for Non-VA Medical Services; Withdrawal
Document Number: 2013-29312
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-12-16
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) published a direct final rule in the Federal Register on November 28, 2012, that would have amended its regulations regarding payment by VA for medical services under VA's statutory authority to provide non-VA medical care. VA sought to remove an outdated regulatory limitation on veterans' eligibility to be referred for non-VA medical care. On the same date, VA also published a companion proposed rule containing the same amendments as the direct final rule. Because VA received adverse comments on this action, we are withdrawing the direct final rule. In a companion document in the Federal Register, VA is publishing a final rule that addresses comments received on the proposed and direct final rules.
Authorization for Non-VA Medical Services
Document Number: 2013-29311
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-12-16
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
This Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) rulemaking amends VA's regulations regarding payment by VA for medical services under VA's statutory authority for non-VA medical care. In the Federal Register on November 28, 2012, VA proposed to remove an outdated regulatory limitation on veterans' eligibility to be referred for non- VA medical care. On the same date, VA also published a companion direct final rule that would have made the same amendments effective on January 28, 2013, if no significant adverse comments were received. Because VA received adverse comments on the direct final rule, VA is withdrawing it in a companion document in this issue of the Federal Register. This rulemaking includes VA's responses to comments on the proposed and direct final rules.