Department of Veterans Affairs October 2019 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Student Verification of Enrollment
Document Number: 2019-23452
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-28
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits 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 it includes the actual data collection instrument.
Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Application For VA Education Benefits; Application For Family Member To Use Transferred Benefits; Application For VA Benefits Under The National Call To Service Program
Document Number: 2019-23439
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-28
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits 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 it includes the actual data collection instrument.
Billing and Collection by VA for Medical Care and Services
Document Number: 2019-22972
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-10-28
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) proposes to amend its regulations concerning collection and recovery by VA for medical care and services provided to an individual for treatment of a nonservice- connected disability. Specifically, this rulemaking would revise the provisions of VA regulations that determine the charges VA will bill third-party payers for non-VA care provided at VA expense, would include a time limit for which third-party payers can request a refund, and would clarify that third-party payers cannot reduce or refuse payment because of the billing methodology used to determine the charge. These revisions would clarify VA billing practices, result in more equitable charges to third-party payers, and ensure that VA collects payments timely and effectively. Additionally, this rulemaking would make certain technical corrections to the existing regulations, and amend associated definitions.
Center for Innovation for Care and Payment
Document Number: 2019-23484
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-10-25
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) adopts as final a proposed rule amending its regulations that govern VA health care. This final rule establishes 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 expenditures while preserving or enhancing the quality of care furnished by VA.
VA National Academic Affiliations Council, Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2019-23077
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-23
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Agency Information Collection Activity: Expanded Access to Non-Va Care Through the MISSION Program: Establishing a Process for Certification, Discontinuance, and Disputes for Veterans Care Agreements (VCAs)
Document Number: 2019-23044
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-23
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Veterans Health Administration, 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.
Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: State Home Programs for Veterans
Document Number: 2019-23043
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-23
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, 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 it includes the actual data collection instrument.
Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Dependent's Request for Change of Program or Place of Training
Document Number: 2019-22941
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-22
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits 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 it includes the actual data collection instrument.
Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Application for Accreditation as Service Organization Representative
Document Number: 2019-22845
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-21
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, this notice announces that the Office of General Counsel (OGC), 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 it includes the actual data collection instrument.
Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Application for Accreditation as a Claims Agent or Attorney, Filing of Representatives' Fee Agreements and Motions for Review of Such Fee Agreements
Document Number: 2019-22843
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-21
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, this notice announces that the Office of General Counsel (OGC), 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 it includes the actual data collection instrument.
Agency Information Collection Activity: Statement of Purchaser or Owner Assuming Seller's Loan
Document Number: 2019-22750
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-18
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Veterans Benefits Administration, 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.
Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Application for Pre-Need Determination of Eligibility for Burial
Document Number: 2019-22687
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-17
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, this notice announces that the National Cemetery Administration (NCA), 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 it includes the actual data collection instrument.
Schedule for Rating Disabilities; The Genitourinary Diseases and Conditions
Document Number: 2019-22165
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-10-15
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
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 actual, standard medical clinical practice. In fashioning this proposed rule, VA considered the most up-to-date medical knowledge and clinical practice of nephrology and urology specialties. Contact information for that office is noted in the ADDRESSES section of this proposed rule.
VA Claims and Appeals Modernization; Correction
Document Number: 2019-21752
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-10-09
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
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.
Agency Information Collection Activity: Application for Refund of Educational Contributions
Document Number: 2019-21931
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-08
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 revision of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice.
Agency Information Collection Activity: VA Financial Services Center (VA-FSC) Vendor File Request Form
Document Number: 2019-21756
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-07
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Veterans Health Administration, 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.
Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Expanded Access to Non-VA Care Through the MISSION Program: Veterans Community Care Program (VCCP)
Document Number: 2019-21704
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-07
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, 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 it includes the actual data collection instrument.
Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Alternate Signer Certification
Document Number: 2019-21703
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-07
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits 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 it includes the actual data collection instrument.
Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: per Diem to States for Care of Eligible Veterans in State Homes
Document Number: 2019-21695
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-04
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, 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 it includes the actual data collection instrument.
Rental and Utility Assistance for Certain Low-Income Veteran Families
Document Number: 2019-21607
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-04
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Program has enabled grantees to augment available housing options for homeless Veterans in high-rent burden communities by increasing the rental assistance for up to 2 years before recertification. This notice will establish locations where the SSVF grantees can place Veterans in housing with this rental subsidy.
VA Standards for Quality
Document Number: 2019-21538
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-03
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) establishes these standards for quality to satisfy the requirements in section 1703C of title 38, United States Code (U.S.C.), as added by section 104 of the VA MISSION Act of 2018.
Agency Information Collection Activity: Submission of School Catalog to the State Approving Agency
Document Number: 2019-21463
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-02
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 a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice.
Advisory Committee on Cemeteries and Memorials, Notice of Meeting Amended
Document Number: 2019-21269
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-01
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs