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Veterans Health Care Regulations

Version of section 22.1 from 2006-03-22 to 2022-03-27:

  •  (1) Subject to subsections (2) and (3) and sections 23 and 33.1, the following clients are eligible to receive chronic care in a community facility, other than in a contract bed, to the extent that the chronic care is not available to them as an insured service under a provincial health care system:

    • (a) veteran pensioners;

    • (b) overseas service veterans;

    • (c) dual service veterans;

    • (d) civilians; and

    • (e) veterans to whom paragraphs (a) and (b) of the definition “Canada service veteran” in section 2 apply.

  • (2) Payments shall be made in respect of the care provided under subsection (1) to or in respect of a client referred to in that subsection for the period of 12 months commencing on October 1 of any year, or for any lesser period within those 12 months, if a determination in respect of that period has been made under section 31.2 that the client’s income is insufficient to enable the client to pay for that care.

  • (3) The following amounts are not payable under this section:

    • (a) the amount by which the client’s monthly income as computed under section 31.2 exceeds the income factor applicable to the client under that section; and

    • (b) that part of the amount payable for chronic care under these Regulations, calculated monthly, that is equal to the maximum monthly amount that the client is required to pay for the cost of accommodation and meals, as determined under section 33.1.

  • SOR/2001-326, s. 8
  • SOR/2003-362, s. 9

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