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Feb 22, 2023 - Notice of final rule with comment period from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) finalizing a January 9, 2018, interim final rule amending its medical regulations concerning payment or reimbursement for emergency treatment for non-service-connected conditions at non-VA (community) facilities. This final rule responds to public comments received on the interim final rule and amends VA's emergency treatment regulations to authorize payment or reimbursement for coinsurance, temporarily waives the timely filing requirements for veterans affected by the interim final rule, and authorizes payment or reimbursement for emergency transportation associated with emergency treatment when VA has paid for the emergency treatment using a separate authority. This rule is effective April 24, 2023. Comments are due by April 24, 2023.
Source: Federal Register