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Veterans" Administration beneficiary travel program report (to accompany H.R. 2327) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office) by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Veterans" Affairs

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C.? .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Veterans -- Medical care -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Veterans -- Medical care -- Travel expense reimbursement -- United States.,
  • Veterans -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States

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Edition Notes

SeriesReport / 100th Congress, 1st session, House of Representatives -- 100-190
The Physical Object
Pagination14 p. ;
Number of Pages14
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14280244M

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  The Beneficiary Travel (BT) program reimburses eligible Veterans for costs incurred while traveling to and from VA health care facilities. The BT program may also provide pre-approved transportation solutions and arrange special mode transportation (SMT) at the request of VA.   Click a VISN number on the map below to view Beneficiary Travel contacts for that region. VISN 1; Facility Name Primary BT Representative Supervisory Financial Administration & Program Specialist: ext. Dawn Lewis: ext. U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs | Vermont Avenue, NW Washington DC Beneficiary Travel is intended to assist veterans with transportation from their place of residence to the VA health care facility that can provide the needed care. VA's National Directive on Beneficiary Travel. Veterans: VA New York Harbor Healthcare System must comply with VA's national Directive on Beneficiary Travel. Unfortunately, this means that some Veterans who may have received beneficiary travel benefits .

The Beneficiary Travel program provides eligible Veterans and other beneficiaries mileage reimbursement, common carrier (plane, train, bus, taxi, light rail etc.), or when medically indicated, "special mode" (ambulance, wheelchair van) transport for travel to and from VA health care, or VA authorized non-VA health care for which the Veteran is eligible.   The Beneficiary Travel program provides eligible Veterans and other beneficiaries mileage reimbursement from their residence on record to the closest VA that offers the service by common carrier (plane, train, bus, taxi, light rail, etc.), or when medically indicated, “special mode” (ambulance, wheelchair van) transport for travel to and. Readjustment Counseling Service (RCS) Vet Center Program, 10P8 - Readjustment Counseling Service (RCS) Vet Center Program 09/08/ 09/30/ B Beneficiary Travel, 10NF - Member Services 07/21/ 07/31/ Veterans Canteen Service Procedures, 10NA6 - Veterans Canteen Service 04/20/ 04/30/ Beneficiary Travel Frequently Asked Questions - Eligibility. Beneficary Travel Reimbursement FAQ. Who is eligible for Beneficiary Travel (BT)? Veterans with disabilities rated 30% or more service-connected (SC): travel for care relating to any condition; Veterans with disabilities rated less than 30%: travel for care relating to their SC.

  The Beneficiary Travel kiosks, as well as in-person and hard copy claims submission are still available. For information on eligibility, visit VA’s Travel Pay Reimbursement site. Beneficiary Travel Frequently Asked Questions - Reimbursement. Beneficary Travel Eligibility FAQ. What types of travel can VA provide or reimburse for? VA has authority to provide to eligible persons reimbursement for mileage driven in a private vehicle, and transportation by common carrier/public transportation (plane, bus, taxi, etc.).   Summary The Department of Veterans Affairs administers a Travel Beneficiary Program to help alleviate the costs of travel to medical appointments for eligible veterans. Travel benefit eligibility for veterans is based on either the characteristics of the veteran, the type of medical appointment, or a combination of the two.   The Summary of VA Benefits for Disabled Veterans provides information on disability compensation, automobile allowance, clothing allowance, specially adapted housing/special home adaptation grants, life insurance, veteran readiness and employment training, and education assistance available to eligible Servicemembers, Veterans, and certain.