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1142.02 Admission Criteria, Service Codes, and Discharge Criteria for Department of Veterans Affairs Community Living Centers , 10NC4 - Geriatrics and Extended Care Operations 09/02/2012 09/30/2017
1141.03 Adult Day Health Care , 10NC4 - Geriatrics and Extended Care Operations 09/29/2009 09/30/2014
1004.02 Advance Care Planning and Management of Advance Directives , 10P6 - National Center for Ethics in Healthcare 12/24/2013 12/31/2018
1173.05 Aids for the Blind and Visually Impaired , 10P4R - Rehabilitation Service 10/27/2008 10/31/2013
1173.3 Amputee Clinic Teams And Artificial Limbs , 10P4R - Rehabilitation Service 06/04/2004 06/30/2009
1101.07 Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) System of Care Procedures , 10P11 - Specialty Care Services 07/07/2014 07/31/2019
1601A.06 Applications and Copayments for Extended Care Services , 10D - Office of Community Care 11/10/2015 11/30/2020
1058.03 Assurance of Protection for Human Subjects in Research , 10R - Office of Research Oversight 11/21/2014 11/30/2019
1173.4 Automobile Adaptive Equipment Program , 10P4R - Rehabilitation Service 10/30/2000 07/31/2005
1601B.05 Beneficiary Travel , 10NF - Member Services 07/21/2010 07/31/2015
1601A.04 Benefits Overview , 10D - Office of Community Care 02/16/2016 02/28/2021
1174.04 Blind Rehabilitation Center Program Procedures , 10P4R - Rehabilitation Service 12/02/2009 12/31/2014
1174.01 Blind Rehabilitation OutPatient Specialist Program Procedures , 10P4R - Rehabilitation Service 02/19/2016 02/28/2021
1174.02 Blind Rehabilitation Service National Program Consultant Procedures , 10P4RB - Blind Services 09/06/2013 09/30/2018
1605.05 Business Associate Agreements , 10P2C - Health Information Governance 07/22/2014 07/31/2019
1200.03 Centralized Positions of Research Scientists GS-14 & Above , 10P9 - Research and Development 09/30/2015 09/30/2020
1025.02 Child Care Services on Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Property , 10A2A - Workforce Management and Consulting 11/04/2015 11/30/2020
1601D.05 Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs (CHAMPVA) , 10D - Office of Community Care 11/02/2015 11/30/2020
1108.11(1) Clinical Pharmacy Services , 10P4P - Pharmacy Benefits Management Service 07/01/2015 07/31/2020
1173.15 Clothing Allowance , 10P4R - Rehabilitation Service 05/14/2015 05/31/2020
1160.02 Clozapine Patient Management Protocol (CPMP) , 10NC5 - Mental Health Operations 12/23/2008 12/31/2013
1140.5 Community Hospice Care: Referral and Purchase Procedures , 10NC4 - Geriatrics and Extended Care Operations 03/01/2005 03/31/2010
1140.01 Community Residential Care Program , 10NC4 - Geriatrics and Extended Care Operations 02/10/2014 02/28/2019
1030.01 Compliance And Business Integrity (CBI) Program Administration , 10A4A1 - Office of Compliance and Business Integrity 07/31/2006 07/31/2011
1030.02 Compliance and Business Integrity (CBI) Program Standards , 10E1A - Office of Compliance and Business Integrity 11/08/2010 11/30/2015
1030.06 Compliance Business Integrity (CBI) Auditing and Monitoring Standards , 10B3 - Office of Compliance and Business Integrity 08/26/2011 08/31/2016
1660.03 Conflict of Interest for the Aspects of Contracting for Sharing of Health-Care Resources (HCR) , 10NA2 - Procurement and Logistics 11/04/2015 11/30/2020
1101.11(3) Coordinated Care for Traveling Veterans , 10NC3 - Primary Care Operations 04/22/2015 04/30/2020
1120.05 Coordination and Development of Clinical Preventive Services Guidance , 10P4 - Office of Patient Care Services 07/29/2015 07/31/2020
1100.19 Credentialing and Privileging , 10E2 - ADUSH for Quality, Safety & Value (QSV) 10/15/2012 10/31/2017
1142.01 Criteria and Standards for VA Community Living Centers (CLC) , 10NC4 - Geriatrics and Extended Care Operations 08/13/2008 08/31/2013
1042.01 Criteria and Standards for VA Dialysis Programs , 10P11 - Specialty Care Services 05/23/2016 05/31/2021
1080.01 Data Use Agreements , 10P2C - Health Information Governance 11/20/2013 11/30/2018
1200.17 Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) NonProfit Research and Education Corporations Authorized by Title 38 U.S.C. Sections 7361 Through 7366 , 10P9 - Research and Development 04/27/2016 04/30/2021
0320.04 Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Defense Contingency Plan , 10NA1 - Emergency Management 05/13/2014 05/31/2019
1620.03 Department of Veterans Affairs Voluntary Service Recognition for State Veterans Home Volunteers , 10B2A - Voluntary Service Office 11/29/2012 11/30/2017
0320.03 Disaster Emergency Medical Personnel System (DEMPS) Program and Database , 10NA1 - Emergency Management 03/26/2008 03/31/2013
1400.05 Disbursement Agreement Procedures for Physician and Dentist Residents , 10A2D - Academic Affiliations 08/14/2015 08/31/2020
1021.01 Education Debt Reduction Program Procedures , 10A2 - ADUSH for Workforce Services 05/31/2012 05/31/2017
1400.07 Education of Advanced Fellows , 10A2D - Academic Affiliations 02/26/2016 02/28/2021
1400.08 Education of Associated Health Professions , 10A2D - Academic Affiliations 02/26/2016 02/28/2021
1173.1 Eligibility , 10P4R - Rehabilitation Service 11/02/2000 07/31/2005
1601A.03 Enrollment Determinations , 10D - Office of Community Care 09/25/2015 09/30/2020
1400.11 Extended Educational Leave , 10A2D - Academic Affiliations 04/01/2016 04/30/2021
1004.07 Financial Relationships Between VHA Health Care Professionals and Industry , 10P6 - National Center for Ethics in Healthcare 11/24/2014 11/30/2019
7701.02 Fire Department Services at VA Medical Centers and Domiciliaries , 10NA8 - Office of Occupational Safety, Health and GEMS Programs 12/29/2015 12/31/2020
1173.9 Footwear and Foot Orthoses , 10P4R - Rehabilitation Service 10/06/2004 10/31/2009
1400.06 Foreign Travel , 10A2D - Academic Affiliations 02/16/2011 02/29/2016
1173.2 Furnishing Prosthetic Appliances And Services , 10P4R - Rehabilitation Service 11/03/2000 05/31/2005
1140.07 Geriatric Patient-Aligned Care Team (Geri-PACT) , 10NC4 - Geriatrics and Extended Care Operations 06/17/2015 06/30/2020
1140.08(1) Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Centers (GRECCs) , 10NC4 - Geriatrics and Extended Care Operations 06/24/2016 06/30/2021
1162.01(1) Grant and Per Diem (GPD) Program , 10NC1 - Homeless Veterans Program 06/12/2013 06/30/2018
1162.09 Health Care for Homeless Veterans , 10NC1 - Homeless Veterans Program 05/08/2014 05/31/2019
1400.10 Health Care Resources Contracting: Educational Costs of Physician and Dentist Resident Training Pursuant to Title 38 United States Code 8153 , 10A2D - Academic Affiliations 11/16/2012 11/30/2017
1907.01 Health Information Management and Health Records , 10P2C - Health Information Governance 03/19/2015 03/31/2020
1173.13 Home Respiratory Care Program , 10P4R - Rehabilitation Service 11/01/2000 07/31/2005
1601F.05 Hospital Care and Medical Services in Foreign Countries , 10D - Office of Community Care 04/01/2016 04/30/2021
1004.05 iMedConsent , 10P6 - National Center for Ethics in Healthcare 12/10/2014 12/31/2019
1004.01(2) Informed Consent for Clinical Treatments and Procedures , 10E1E - National Center for Ethics in Health Care 08/14/2009 08/31/2014
1000.01 Inpatient Bed Change Program and Procedures , 10N - Deputy Under Secretary for Health for Operations and Management 12/22/2010 12/31/2015
1160.06 Inpatient Mental Health Services , 10NC5 - Mental Health Operations 09/16/2013 09/28/2018
1601A.01 Intake Registration , 10NF - Member Services 11/05/2009 11/28/2014
1163.06 Intensive Community Mental Health Recovery Services , 10NC5 - Mental Health Operations 01/07/2016 01/31/2021
1108.04 Investigational Drugs and Supplies , 10P4P - Pharmacy Benefits Management Service 02/29/2012 02/28/2017
1660.2 Joint Acquisition of Medical Equipment , 10NA2 - Procurement and Logistics 08/01/1997 08/30/2012
1003.1 Key Elements of VHA's Veterans Customer Service Program , 10H - Office of Patient Advocacy 08/06/2003 08/31/2008
1004.03 Life-Sustaining Treatment Decisions: Eliciting, Document & Honoring Patient's Values, Goals & Preferences , 10E1E - National Center for Ethics in Healthcare 01/11/2017 01/31/2022
1160.05 Local Implementation of Evidence-Based Psychotherapies for Mental and Behavioral Health Conditions , 10NC5 - Mental Health Operations 10/05/2012 10/31/2017
1907.07 Management of Health Records File Room and Scanning , 10P2C - Health Information Governance 05/12/2016 05/31/2021
1330.03 Maternity Health Care and Coordination , 10P4W - Women's Health 10/05/2012 10/31/2017
1173.08 Medical Equipment and Supplies , 10P4R - Rehabilitation Service 06/15/2007 06/30/2012
1002.02 Minor Construction Program , 10NA5 - Capital Asset Management 11/08/2012 11/30/2017
1907.02 My HealtheVet Identity Verification , 10P2C - Health Information Governance 12/30/2014 12/31/2019
1100.17 National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB) Reports , 10A4B2A - Office of Quality Services 12/28/2009 12/31/2014
1605.04 Notice of Privacy Practices , 10P2C1 - Information Access & Privacy 10/07/2015 10/31/2020
1173.11 Ocular Prostheses and Facial Restorations , 10P4R - Rehabilitation Service 01/22/2008 01/31/2013
1102.07 Organ Donation After Circulatory Death (DCD) , 10NC2 - National Surgery Office 11/15/2013 11/30/2018
1101.03 Organ, Tissue, and Eye Donation Process , 10NC2 - National Surgery Office 01/02/2015 01/31/2020
1173.10 Orthotic Devices and Repairs , 10P4R - Rehabilitation Service 01/29/2008 01/31/2013
1174.05 Outpatient Blind and Vision Rehabilitation Clinic Procedures , 11 - Office of Patient Care Services 07/01/2011 07/31/2016
1108.05(1) Outpatient Pharmacy Services , 10P4P - Pharmacy Benefits Management Service 06/16/2016 06/30/2021
1106.01 Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Service (PALMS) Procedures , 10P11 - Specialty Care Services 01/29/2016 01/31/2021
1101.10(1) Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT) Handbook , 10NC3 - Primary Care Operations 02/05/2014 02/28/2019
1108.09(2) Pharmacy Education and Training , 10P4P - Pharmacy Benefits Management Service 06/24/2016 06/30/2021
1173.12 Prescription Optics and Low-Vision Devices , 10P4R - Rehabilitation Service 05/31/2005 06/30/2010
1065.01 Productivity and Staffing Guidance for Specialty Provider Group Practice , 10P4 - Office of Patient Care Services 05/04/2015 05/31/2020
1140.6 Purchased Home Health Care Services Procedures , 10NC4 - Geriatrics and Extended Care Operations 07/21/2006 07/31/2011
1500.01 Readjustment Counseling Service (RCS) Vet Center Program , 10P8 - Readjustment Counseling Service (RCS) Vet Center Program 09/08/2010 09/30/2015
1100.18 Reporting and Responding to State Licensing Boards , 10A4B2A - Office of Quality Services 12/22/2005 12/31/2010
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 , 10A2A - Workforce Management and Consulting 02/28/2011 02/29/2016
1142.03 Requirements for Use of the Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI) Minimum Data Set (MDS) , 10NC4 - Geriatrics and Extended Care Operations 01/04/2013 01/31/2018
1058.01 Research Compliance Reporting Requirements , 10R - Office of Research Oversight 06/17/2015 06/30/2020
1058.02 Research Misconduct , 10R - Office of Research Oversight 02/07/2014 02/28/2019
1140.02 Respite Care , 10NC4 - Geriatrics and Extended Care Operations 11/10/2008 11/30/2013
1003.3 Responding to Electronic Inquiries From the VA Internet Homepage , 10H - Office of Patient Advocacy 10/15/2003 10/31/2008
1003.2 Service Recovery In The Veterans Health Administration , 10H - Office of Patient Advocacy 02/04/2004 02/27/2009
1400.04 Supervision of Associated Health Trainees , 10A2D - Academic Affiliations 03/19/2015 03/31/2020
1160.01 Uniform Mental Health Services in VA Medical Centers and Clinics , 10NC5 - Mental Health Operations 09/11/2008 09/30/2013
1200.07 Use of Animals in Research , 12 - Research and Development Service 11/23/2011 11/30/2016
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) , 10P1 - Assistant Deputy Under Secretary for Health for Policy and Planning 04/15/2016 04/30/2021
1200.12 Use of Data and Data Repositories in VHA Research , 10P9 - Research and Development 03/09/2009 03/31/2014
1660.04(1) VA-DoD Health Care Resources Sharing Agreements , 10P5 - Interagency Health Affairs 07/29/2015 07/31/2020
1008.01 Veterans Canteen Service Procedures , 10NA6 - Veterans Canteen Service 04/20/2010 04/30/2015
1130.01 Veterans Health Administration Dental Program , 10NC7 - Dental Services 02/11/2013 02/28/2018
1400.03 Veterans Health Administration Educational Relationships , 10A2D - Academic Affiliations 02/16/2016 02/28/2021
1120.04 Veterans Health Education and Information Program Requirements , 10P4N - National Center for Health Promotion & Disease Prevention 09/24/2015 09/30/2020
1170.02(1) VHA Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Services , 10P4R - Prosthetics & Rehabilitation Service 03/14/2011 03/31/2016
1030.04 VHA Compliance and Business Integrity (CBI Helpline, Compliance Inquiry Reporting and Tracking System (CIRTS) and Conducting a Compliance Inquiry (CI) , 10A4A1 - Office of Compliance and Business Integrity 06/09/2009 06/30/2014
1030.05 VHA Compliance and Business Integrity Screening Procedures of Government Sanctions Lists (GSL) for Individual and Entity Exclusions , 10E1A - Office of Compliance and Business Integrity 07/14/2011 07/31/2016
1000.02 VHA Fugitive Felon Program , 10NF - Member Services 02/23/2012 02/28/2017
1050.01 VHA National Patient Safety Improvement Handbook , 10X - National Center for Patient Safety 03/04/2011 03/31/2016
1750.01 VHA Product Departments and Clinical Production Units , 10A3D - Decision Support Office 04/01/2015 04/30/2020
1160.04 VHA Programs for Veterans with Substance Use Disorder (SUD) , 10NC5 - Mental Health Operations 03/07/2012 03/31/2017
1006.02 VHA Site Classifications & Definitions , 10E - Office of Organizational Excellence 12/30/2013 12/31/2018
1174.03 Visual Impairment Services Team Program Procedures , 10P4R - Rehabilitation Service 11/05/2009 11/30/2014
1620.01 Voluntary Service Procedures , 10C2 - Voluntary Service Program 02/12/2010 02/28/2015
1620.02 Volunteer Transportation Network (VTN) , 10B2A - Voluntary Service Office 09/09/2014 09/30/2019
1173.06 Wheelchairs and Special Mobility Aids , 10P4R - Rehabilitation Service 01/15/2008 01/31/2013
1202.05 William S. Middleton Award Procedural Handbook , 10P9 - Research and Development 07/17/2014 07/31/2019