Department of Veterans Affairs December 7, 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Extension of Pharmacy Copayments for Medications
Document Number: 2016-29337
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-12-07
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) amends its medical regulations concerning the copayment required for certain medications. This rulemaking freezes copayments at the current rate for veterans in priority groups 2 through 8 through February 26, 2017.
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: 2016-29273
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-07
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is updating the monetary allowance payable for qualifying interments that occur during calendar year 2017, which applies toward the private purchase of an outer burial receptacle (or ``graveliner'') for use in a VA national cemetery. The allowance is equal to the average cost of Government- furnished graveliners less any administrative costs to VA. 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 2017.
Funding Availability Under Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program
Document Number: 2016-29269
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-07
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Funding Opportunity Title: Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program; Announcement Type: Initial; Funding Opportunity Number: VA-SSVF-120516; Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 64.033, VA Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program. 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 of Fund Availability (NOFA) contains information concerning the SSVF program, initial and renewal supportive services grant application processes, and the amount of funding available. Awards made for supportive services grants will fund operations beginning October 1, 2017.