Title 38

VOLUME 1

Title 38 - Pensions, Bonuses, and Veterans' Relief--Volume 1

38:1  Pensions, Bonuses, and Veterans' Relief--Volume 1
38:1.0.1CHAPTER I - DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
      PARTS 0 - 17
38:1.0.1.1.2.0.1      Department of Veterans Affairs Official Seal and Distinguishing Flag [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.2.0.2      The United States Flag for Burial Purposes [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.2.0.3      Quarters for Department of Veterans Affairs Employees Overseas [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.2.0.4      Program Evaluation [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.2.0.5      Referrals of Information Regarding Criminal Violations [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.2.0.6      Security and Law Enforcement at Department of Veterans Affairs Facilities [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.2.0.7      Parking Fees at VA Medical Facilities [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.2.0.8      Release of Information From Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Records Relating to Drug Abuse, Alcoholism or Alcohol Abuse, Infection With the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), or Sickle Cell Anemia [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.2.0.9      Disclosures With Patient's Consent [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.2.0.10      Disclosures Without Patient Consent [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.2.0.11      Court Orders Authorizing Disclosures and Use [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.2.0.12      Release of Information From Department of Veterans Affairs Claimant Records [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.2.0.13      Procedures for Disclosure of Records Under the Freedom of Information Act [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.2.0.14      Safeguarding Personal Information in Department of Veterans Affairs Records [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.2.0.15      Inventions by Employees of Department of Veterans Affairs [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.2.0.16      Expanded Remote Access to Computerized Veterans Claims Records by Accredited Representatives [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.2.0.17      Inventions by Employees of Department of Veterans Affairs [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.2.0.18      Administrative Control of Funds [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.2.0.19      Use of Official Mail in the Location and Recovery of Missing Children [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.2.0.20      Homeless Claimants [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.2.0.21      Part-Time Career Employment Program [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.2.0.22      Standards for Collection, Compromise, Suspension or Termination of Collection Effort, and Referral of Civil Claims for Money or Property [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.2.0.23      Standards for Collection of Claims [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.2.0.24      Standards for Compromise of Claims [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.2.0.25      Standards for Suspending or Terminating Collection Action [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.2.0.26      Referrals to GAO, Department of Justice, or IRS [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.2.0.27      Salary Offset Provisions [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.2.0.28      Procedures for Financial Institutions Regarding Garnishment of Benefit Payments After Disbursement [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.4.1.58      General [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.4.1.59      General [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.4.1.60      Relationship [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.4.1.61      Administrative [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.4.1.62      Claims [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.4.1.63      Evidence Requirements [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.4.1.64      Dependency, Income and Estate [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.4.1.65      Regulations Applicable to Programs in Effect Prior to January 1, 1979 [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.4.1.66      Regulations Applicable to the Improved Pension Program Which Became Effective January 1, 1979 [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.4.1.67      Ratings and Evaluations; Basic Entitlement Considerations [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.4.1.68      Ratings and Evaluations; Service Connection [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.4.1.69      Ratings for Special Purposes [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.4.1.70      Rating Considerations Relative to Specific Diseases [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.4.1.71      Effective Dates [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.4.1.72      Apportionments [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.4.1.73      Reductions and Discontinuances [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.4.1.74      Hospitalization Adjustments [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.4.1.75      Adjustments and Resumptions [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.4.1.76      Concurrent Benefits and Elections [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.4.1.77      Retirement [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.4.1.78      Special Benefits [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.4.1.79      Forfeiture [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.4.1.80      Protection [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.4.1.81      Accrued [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.4.2.82      Burial Benefits: General [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.4.2.83      Burial Benefits: Allowances & Expenses Paid by VA [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.4.2.84      Burial Benefits: Other [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.4.4.85      General [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.4.4.86      Revisions [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.5.2.102      The Musculoskeletal System [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.5.2.103      The Organs of Special Sense [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.5.2.104      Impairment of Auditory Acuity [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.5.2.105      Infectious Diseases, Immune Disorders and Nutritional Deficiencies [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.5.2.106      The Respiratory System [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.5.2.107      The Cardiovascular System [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.5.2.108      The Digestive System [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.5.2.109      The Genitourinary System [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.5.2.110      Gynecological Conditions and Disorders of the Breast [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.5.2.111      The Hematologic and Lymphatic Systems [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.5.2.112      The Skin [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.5.2.113      The Endocrine System [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.5.2.114      Neurological Conditions and Convulsive Disorders [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.5.2.115      Mental Disorders [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.5.2.116      Dental and Oral Conditions [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.7.0.117      Age [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.7.0.118      Premiums [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.7.0.119      Policies [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.7.0.120      Beneficiary of United States Government Life Insurance [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.7.0.121      Optional Settlement [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.7.0.122      Dividends [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.7.0.123      Loans [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.7.0.124      Cash Value [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.7.0.125      Indebtedness [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.7.0.126      Total Permanent Disability Benefits [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.7.0.127      Death Benefits [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.7.0.128      Determination of Liability Under Sections 302 and 313, World War Veterans' Act, 1924, Sections 607 and 602 (v)(2), National Service Life Insurance Act, 1940, as Amended, and Sections 1921 and 1957 of Title 38 United States Code [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.7.0.129      Appeals [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.8.0.130      Soldiers' and Sailors' Civil Relief Act Amendments of 1942 [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.9.0.131      Applications [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.9.0.132      Effective Date [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.9.0.133      Premiums [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.9.0.134      Calculation of Time Period [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.9.0.135      Reinstatement [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.9.0.136      Dividends [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.9.0.137      Cash Value and Policy Loan [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.9.0.138      Extended Term and Paid-Up Insurance [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.9.0.139      Change in Plan [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.9.0.140      Premium Waivers and Total Disability [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.9.0.141      Beneficiaries [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.9.0.142      Proof of Death, Age, or Relationship [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.9.0.143      Age [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.9.0.144      Examinations [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.9.0.145      Optional Settlements [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.9.0.146      Renewal of Term Insurance [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.9.0.147      Settlement of Insurance Maturing on or After August 1, 1946 [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.9.0.148      National Service Life Insurance Policy [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.9.0.149      Appeals [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.12.0.150      Adjusted Compensation; General [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.12.0.151      Payments [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.13.0.152      Loans by Banks on Adjusted Service Certificates Under Section 502 of the World War Adjusted Compensation Act [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.13.0.153      Disposition of Notes Secured by Adjusted Certificates Redeemed from Banks by the Department of Veterans Affairs Under Section 502 of the World War Adjusted Compensation Act, as Amended (Pub. L. 120, 68th Cong.) [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.13.0.154      Department of Veterans Affairs Loans on Adjusted Service Certificates Under Section 502 of the World War Adjusted Compensation Act, as Amended [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.13.0.155      Application for Payment of Adjusted Service Certificate Under the Adjusted Compensation Payment Act, 1936 (Pub. L. 425, 74th Cong.) [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.13.0.156      Application for Payment of Adjusted Service Certificate Under the World War Adjusted Compensation Act, as Amended (Pub. L. 120, 68th Cong.) [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.14.0.157      Disposition of Veteran's Personal Funds and Effects on Facility Upon Death, or Discharge, or Unauthorized Absence, and of Funds and Effects Found on Facility [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.14.0.158      Disposition of Personal Funds and Effects Left Upon Premises of the Department of Veterans Affairs By Non-Veteran Patients, Employees and Other Persons, Known or Unknown [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.14.0.159      Under Pub. L. 382, 77th Congress, December 26, 1941, Amending the Act of June 25, 1910 (24 U.S.C. 136) [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.14.0.160      Operation of Lost and Found Service [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.16.0.161      Litigation (Other Than Under the Federal Tort Claims Act); Indemnification [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.16.0.162      Prosecution [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.16.0.163      Federal Tort Claims [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.16.0.164      Administrative Settlement of Tort Claims Arising in Foreign Countries [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.16.0.165      Claims for Damage to or Loss of Government Property [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.16.0.166      Claims for Cost of Medical Care and Services [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.16.0.167      Representation of Department of Veterans Affairs Claimants; Recognition of Organizations, Accredited Representatives, Attorneys, Agents; Rules of Practice and Information Concerning Fees, 38 U.S.C. 5901-5905 [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.16.0.168      Personnel Claims [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.16.0.169      Commitments - Fiduciaries [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.16.0.170      Testimony of Department Personnel and Production of Department Records in Legal Proceedings [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.19.0.171      Definitions and Active Duty [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.19.0.172      Protection of Patient Rights [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.19.0.173      Tentative Eligibility Determinations [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.19.0.174      Hospital or Nursing Home Care and Medical Services in Foreign Countries [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.19.0.175      Enrollment Provisions and Medical Benefits Package [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.19.0.176      Examinations and Observation and Examination [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.19.0.177      Hospital, Domiciliary and Nursing Home Care [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.19.0.178      Use of Department of Defense, Public Health Service or Other Federal Hospitals [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.19.0.179      Use of Public or Private Hospitals [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.19.0.180      Use of Community Nursing Home Care Facilities [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.19.0.181      Community Residential Care [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.19.0.182      Use of Services of Other Federal Agencies [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.19.0.183      Research-Related Injuries [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.19.0.184      Care During Certain Disasters and Emergencies [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.19.0.185      Vocational Training and Health-Care Eligibility Protection for Pension Recipients [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.19.0.186      Outpatient Treatment [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.19.0.187      Charges, Waivers, and Collections [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.19.0.188      Disciplinary Control of Beneficiaries Receiving Hospital, Domiciliary or Nursing Home Care [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.19.0.189      Copayments [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.19.0.190      Ceremonies [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.19.0.191      Reimbursement for Loss By Natural Disaster of Personal Effects of Hospitalized or Nursing Home Patients [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.19.0.192      Reimbursement to Employees for the Cost of Repairing or Replacing Certain Personal Property Damaged or Destroyed by Patients or Members [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.19.0.193      Payment and Reimbursement of the Expenses of Medical Services Not Previously Authorized [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.19.0.194      Reconsideration of Denied Claims [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.19.0.195      Delegation of Authority [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.19.0.196      Prosthetic, Sensory, and Rehabilitative Aids [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.19.0.197      Automotive Equipment and Driver Training [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.19.0.198      Dental Services [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.19.0.199      Autopsies [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.19.0.200      Veterans Canteen Service [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.19.0.201      Sharing of Medical Facilities, Equipment, and Information [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.19.0.202      Grants for Exchange of Information [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.19.0.203      Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs (CHAMPVA) - Medical Care for Survivors and Dependents of Certain Veterans [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.19.0.204      In Vitro Fertilization and Reimbursement of Adoption Expenses [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.19.0.205      Hospital Care and Medical Services for Camp Lejeune Veterans and Families [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.19.0.206      Hospital Care and Medical Services for Spouses and Families [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.19.0.207      Authority of Health Care Providers to Practice in VA [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.19.0.208      Center for Innovation for Care and Payment [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.19.0.209      Confidentiality of Healthcare Quality Assurance Review Records [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.19.0.210      VA Health Professional Scholarship Program [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.19.0.211      Veterans Healing Veterans Medical Access and Scholarship Program [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.19.0.212      Veterans Healing Veterans Medical Access and Scholarship Program [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.19.0.213      Visual Impairment and Orientation and Mobility Professional Scholarship Program [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.19.0.214      Program for Repayment of Educational Loans for Certain VA Psychiatrists [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.19.0.215      Chaplain Services [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.19.0.216      Grants for Transportation of Veterans in Highly Rural Areas [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.19.0.217      Transitional Housing Loan Program [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.19.0.218      Health Care Benefits for Certain Children of Vietnam Veterans and Veterans with Covered Service in Korea - Spina Bifida and Covered Birth Defects [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.19.0.219      Payment or Reimbursement for Emergency Services for Nonservice-Connected Conditions in Non-VA Facilities [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.19.0.220      Expanded Access to Non-VA Care Through the Veterans Choice Program [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.19.0.221      Vet Centers [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.19.0.222      Home Improvements and Structural Alterations (HISA) Program [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.19.0.223      Veterans Community Care Program [SUBJGRP]
38:1.0.1.1.19.0.224      Veterans Care Agreements [SUBJGRP]