https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2016/10/17/2016-25017/extension-of-the-presumptive-period-for-compensation-for-gulf-war-veterans Start Preamble Department of Veterans Affairs. Interim final rule. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is issuing this interim final rule to amend its adjudication regulations regarding compensation for disabilities resulting from undiagnosed illnesses suffered by veterans who served in the Persian Gulf War. This amendment is necessary to extend the presumptive period for […]
Administrative practice and procedure
https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2016/09/29/2016-23360/repayment-by-va-of-educational-loans-for-certain-psychiatristsThe Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is adding to its medical regulations a program for the repayment of educational loans for certain psychiatrists who agree to a period of obligated service with VA. This program is intended to increase the pool of qualified VA psychiatrists and increase veterans’ access to mental health care.
https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2016/09/12/2016-21830/telephone-enrollment-in-the-va-healthcare-systemThe Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) adopts as final, without change, an interim final rule amending its medical regulations. Specifically, this rule allows veterans to complete applications for health care enrollment by providing application information, agreeing to VA’s provisions regarding copayment liability and assignment of third-party insurance benefits, and attesting to the accuracy and authenticity […]
https://www.federalregister.gov/articles/2016/09/09/2016-21455/diseases-associated-with-exposure-to-contaminants-in-the-water-supply-at-camp-lejeuneThe Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) proposes to amend its adjudication regulations relating to presumptive service connection to add certain diseases associated with contaminants present in the base water supply at U.S. Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune (Camp Lejeune), North Carolina, from August 1, 1953 to December 31, 1987. The chemical compounds involved have been […]