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State Home Per Diem Program

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Contact Us

Email questions to: State Home Per Diem Program Office
National Association of State Veterans Homes
VA Financial Center Help Desk: 877-489-6135

State Home Per Diem Program Contacts

Colette Alvarez, National Program Manager
Brenda Wiggins, Program Analyst
Rodney Irons, Budget Analyst
Stephen Pellicer, Lead Program Specialist
Traci Annibal, Program Specialist, POD 1
Jim Peters, Program Specialist, POD 2
John Broderick, Program Specialist, POD 3
Desarine Melendrez, Program Specialist, POD 4

State Home Per Diem Basic Rates for FYs 2000 – 2024

State Home Per Diem Prevailing Rates for FY 2024

State Home Per Diem Prevailing Rates for FY 2023

State Home Per Diem Prevailing Rates for FY 2022

State Home Per Diem – Regulations and Policies

These are the current regulations, laws, policies, directives, and publications relating to the State Home Per Diem Program.

Regulations and Statues

  • 2 CFR §200.400-200.475 – Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards
  • 38 CFR §17 – Medical
  • 38 CFR §51 – Per Diem for Nursing Home, Domiciliary, or Adult Day Health Care of Veterans in State Homes
  • 38 CFR §53 – Payments to States for Programs to Promote the Hiring and Retention of Nurses at State Veterans Homes
  • 38 CFR §59 – Grants to States for Construction or Acquisition of Sate Homes
  • 38 USC §101 – Definitions 
  • 38 USC §1710 – Eligibility for Hospital, Nursing Home, and Domiciliary Care
  • 38 USC §1712 – Dental care; Drugs and Medicines for Certain Disabled Veterans; Vaccines • 38 USC §1741 – Criteria for Payment
  • 38 USC §1742 – Inspections of Such Homes; Restrictions on Beneficiaries
  • 38 USC §1743 – Applications
  • 38 USC §1744 – Hiring and Retention of Nurses; Payments to Assist States
  • 38 USC §1745 – Nursing Home Care, Adult Day Health Care, and Medications for Veterans with Service-Connected Disabilities
  • 38 USC §5303 – Certain Bars to Benefits
  • 38 USC §5303A – Minimum Active-Duty Service Requirement

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Federal Register Notices

Directives and Handbooks


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