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VA RIN: 2900-AO15 Publication ID: Fall 2016 
Title: Use of Medicare Procedures to Enter Into Provider Agreements for Extended Care Services 

This rule amends Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) regulations concerning VA's payments to third-party providers of extended care services to certain veterans. This rule establishes VA's use of Medicare procedures to enter into provider agreements for extended care services. VA furnishes extended care services for eligible veterans and often utilizes non-VA providers in order to meet the specific needs of each veteran.

Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs(VA)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 38 CFR 17.38    38 CFR 17.75    38 CFR 17.108   
Legal Authority: 38 U.S.C. 501    38 U.S.C. 1717   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  02/13/2013  78 FR 10117   
NPRM Comment Period End  03/15/2013 
Final Action  06/00/2017 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
Public Comment URL:  
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Daniel Schoeps
Geriatrics and Extended Care (114)
Department of Veterans Affairs
Veterans Health Administration, 810 Vermont Avenue NW.,
Washington, DC 20420
Phone:202 461-6763