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64.022 Veterans Home Based Primary Care
VETERANS HEALTH ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
Public Laws 93-82, 94-581, 96-151, and 99-166, 38 U.S.C. 1717.
To provide primary health care in the home, through a VA interdisciplinary team, to homebound and often bedridden eligible veterans whose caregivers are capable and willing to assist in their care.
TYPES OF ASSISTANCE:
USES AND USE RESTRICTIONS:
Veterans are admitted to home based primary care.
Applicant Eligibility: The eligible veteran must require intermittent skilled nursing care and related medical services for a time-limited or a protracted period. Medical determination as to need for home health services will be made by a VA Medical Center physician. The veteran must meet the eligibility requirements as defined in program 64.009.
Pre-application Coordination: None. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
Formula and Matching Requirements: This program has no statutory formula or matching requirements.
POST ASSISTANCE REQUIREMENTS:
Reports: Not applicable.
Account Identification: 36-0160-0-1-703.
In fiscal year 2001, a total of 6,348 veterans received care on the average day.
REGULATIONS, GUIDELINES, AND LITERATURE:
VA Manual M-1 Part 1, Chapter 30, Section II, "Hospital Based Home Care."
Regional or Local Office: Not applicable.
EXAMPLES OF FUNDED PROJECTS:
CRITERIA FOR SELECTING PROPOSALS: