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1004.03(1) Life-Sustaining Treatment Decisions: Eliciting, Documenting and Honoring Patients' Values, Goals and Preferences, 10ETH - National Center for Ethics in Health Care 01/11/2017 01/31/2022
1140.08(1) Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Centers (GRECCs), 12GEC - Geriatrics and Extended Care 06/24/2016 06/30/2021
1108.09(2) Pharmacy Education and Training, 12PBM - Pharmacy Benefit Management 06/24/2016 06/30/2021
1108.05(2) Outpatient Pharmacy Services, 12PBM - Pharmacy Benefit Management 06/16/2016 06/30/2021
1042.01 Criteria and Standards for VA Dialysis Programs, 11SPEC - Specialty Care Services 05/23/2016 05/31/2021
1907.07 Management of Health Records File Room and Scanning, 105HIG - Health Information Governance 05/12/2016 05/31/2021
1200.17 Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) NonProfit Research and Education Corporations Authorized by Title 38 U.S.C. Sections 7361 Through 7366, 14RD - Research and Development 04/27/2016 04/30/2021
1153.01(1) Use of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and Unites States Renal Data System (USRDS) Data in the Veterans Health Administration (VHA), 108 - Strategy 04/15/2016 04/30/2021
1400.11 Extended Educational Leave, 14AA - Academic Affiliations 04/01/2016 04/30/2021
1601F.05 Hospital Care and Medical Services in Foreign Countries , 13B - Deputy to the AUSH for Community Care 04/01/2016 04/30/2021
1400.07 Education of Advanced Fellows, 14AA - Academic Affiliations 02/26/2016 02/28/2021
1400.08 Education of Associated Health Professions, 14AA - Academic Affiliations 02/26/2016 02/28/2021
1400.03 Veterans Health Administration Educational Relationships, 14AA - Academic Affiliations 02/16/2016 02/28/2021
1106.01 Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Service (PALMS) Procedures, 11DIAG - Diagnostics 01/29/2016 01/31/2021
1163.06 Intensive Community Mental Health Recovery Services, 11MHSP - Mental Health and Suicide Prevention 01/07/2016 01/31/2021
1025.02 Child Care Services on Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Property, 106A - Workforce Management 11/04/2015 11/30/2020
1660.03 Conflict of Interest for the Aspects of Contracting for Sharing of Health-Care Resources (HCR), 19PLO - Procurement and Logistics 11/04/2015 11/30/2020
1605.04 Notice of Privacy Practices, 105HIG - Health Information Governance 10/07/2015 10/31/2020
1400.05(1) Disbursement Agreement Procedures for Physician and Dentist Residents, 14AA - Academic Affiliations 08/14/2015 08/31/2020
1660.04(1) VA-DoD Health Care Resources Sharing Agreements, 10BVA-DoD - VA/DoD Health Affairs 07/29/2015 07/31/2020
1108.11(1) Clinical Pharmacy Services, 12PBM - Pharmacy Benefit Management 07/01/2015 07/31/2020
1173.15 Clothing Allowance, 12RPS - Rehabilitation & Prosthetic Services 05/14/2015 05/31/2020
1101.11(3) Coordinated Care for Traveling Veterans, 11PC - Primary Care 04/22/2015 04/30/2020
1400.04 Supervision of Associated Health Trainees, 14AA - Academic Affiliations 03/19/2015 03/31/2020
1101.03 Organ, Tissue, and Eye Donation Process, 11SURG - Surgery 01/02/2015 01/31/2020
1004.05 iMedConsent, 10ETH - National Center for Ethics in Health Care 12/10/2014 12/31/2019
1004.07 Financial Relationships Between VHA Health Care Professionals and Industry , 10CBI - Compliance and Business Integrity 11/24/2014 11/30/2019
1620.02 Volunteer Transportation Network (VTN), 10BCOM - Voluntary Service Office 09/09/2014 09/30/2019
1101.07 Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) System of Care Procedures, 11SPEC - Specialty Care Services 07/07/2014 07/31/2019
0320.04 Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Defense Contingency Plan, 15EM - Emergency Management 05/13/2014 05/31/2019
1162.09 Health Care for Homeless Veterans, 11HPO - Homeless 05/08/2014 05/31/2019
1101.10(1) Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT) Handbook, 11PC - Primary Care 02/05/2014 02/28/2019
1006.02 VHA Site Classifications & Definitions, 108 - Strategy 12/30/2013 12/31/2018
1004.02 Advance Care Planning and Management of Advance Directives, 10ETH - National Center for Ethics in Health Care 12/24/2013 12/31/2018
1160.06 Inpatient Mental Health Services, 11MHSP - Mental Health and Suicide Prevention 09/16/2013 09/28/2018
1130.01(1) Veterans Health Administration Dental Program, 11DEN - Dentistry 02/11/2013 02/28/2018
1142.03 Requirements for Use of the Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI) Minimum Data Set (MDS), 12GEC - Geriatrics and Extended Care 01/04/2013 01/31/2018
1620.03 Department of Veterans Affairs Voluntary Service Recognition for State Veterans Home Volunteers, 10BCOM - Voluntary Service Office 11/29/2012 11/30/2017
1002.02 Minor Construction Program, 19HEF - Healthcare Environment and Facilities Programs 11/08/2012 11/30/2017
1100.19 Credentialing and Privileging, 17QM6 - Medical Staff Affairs 10/15/2012 10/31/2017
1160.05 Local Implementation of Evidence-Based Psychotherapies for Mental and Behavioral Health Conditions, 11MHSP - Mental Health and Suicide Prevention 10/05/2012 10/31/2017
1142.02 Admission Criteria, Service Codes, and Discharge Criteria for Department of Veterans Affairs Community Living Centers, 12GEC - Geriatrics and Extended Care 09/02/2012 09/30/2017
1021.01 Education Debt Reduction Program Procedures, 106 - Human Capital Management 05/31/2012 05/31/2017
1160.04 VHA Programs for Veterans with Substance Use Disorder (SUD), 11MHSP - Mental Health and Suicide Prevention 03/07/2012 03/31/2017
1108.04 Investigational Drugs and Supplies, 12PBM - Pharmacy Benefit Management 02/29/2012 02/28/2017
1000.02 VHA Fugitive Felon Program, 15MEM - Member Services 02/23/2012 02/28/2017
1200.07 Use of Animals in Research, 14RD - Research and Development 11/23/2011 11/30/2016
1050.01 VHA National Patient Safety Improvement Handbook, 17PS - National Center for Patient Safety 03/04/2011 03/31/2016
5005.01 Requests to Petition the United States Department of State for a Waiver of the 2-Year Home Residency Requirement on Behalf of an Exchange Visitor and Subsequent Employment Requirements, 106A - Workforce Management 02/28/2011 02/29/2016
1000.01 Inpatient Bed Change Program and Procedures, 15 - AUSH for Operations 12/22/2010 12/31/2015
1601B.05 Beneficiary Travel, 15MEM - Member Services 07/21/2010 07/31/2015
1008.01 Veterans Canteen Service Procedures, 19VCS - Veterans Canteen Service 04/20/2010 04/30/2015
1620.01 Voluntary Service Procedures, 10BCOM - Voluntary Service Office 02/12/2010 02/28/2015
1100.17 National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB) Reports, 17QM6 - Medical Staff Affairs 12/28/2009 12/31/2014
1004.01(4) Informed Consent for Clinical Treatments and Procedures, 10ETH - National Center for Ethics in Health Care 08/14/2009 08/31/2014
1200.12 Use of Data and Data Repositories in VHA Research, 14RD - Research and Development 03/09/2009 03/31/2014
1160.02 Clozapine Patient Management Protocol (CPMP), 11MHSP - Mental Health and Suicide Prevention 12/23/2008 12/31/2013
1140.02 Respite Care, 12GEC - Geriatrics and Extended Care 11/10/2008 11/30/2013
1160.01 Uniform Mental Health Services in VA Medical Centers and Clinics, 11MHSP - Mental Health and Suicide Prevention 09/11/2008 09/30/2013
1142.01 Criteria and Standards for VA Community Living Centers (CLC), 12GEC - Geriatrics and Extended Care 08/13/2008 08/31/2013
0320.03 Disaster Emergency Medical Personnel System (DEMPS) Program and Database, 15EM - Emergency Management 03/26/2008 03/31/2013
1173.06 Wheelchairs and Special Mobility Aids, 12RPS - Rehabilitation & Prosthetic Services 01/15/2008 01/31/2013
1173.08 Medical Equipment and Supplies, 12RPS - Rehabilitation & Prosthetic Services 06/15/2007 06/30/2012
1140.6 Purchased Home Health Care Services Procedures, 12GEC - Geriatrics and Extended Care 07/21/2006 07/31/2011
1140.5 Community Hospice Care: Referral and Purchase Procedures, 12GEC - Geriatrics and Extended Care 03/01/2005 03/31/2010
1173.9 Footwear and Foot Orthoses, 12RPS - Rehabilitation & Prosthetic Services 10/06/2004 10/31/2009
1173.4 Automobile Adaptive Equipment Program, 12RPS - Rehabilitation & Prosthetic Services 10/30/2000 07/31/2005