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§ 17.3200 - Purpose and scope.

(a) Purpose. The purpose of this section and §§ 17.3210 through 17.3250 is to establish eligibility and other criteria for the provision to veterans of the prosthetic and rehabilitative items and services, listed in § 17.3230, authorized as medical services under 38 U.S.C. 1701(6)(F) and 38 U.S.C. 1710(a).

(b) Scope. This section and §§ 17.3210 through 17.3250 apply only to items and services listed in § 17.3230(a) and authorized to be provided as medical services under 38 U.S.C. 1701(6)(F) and 38 U.S.C. 1710(a). The provision of the items or services and payments in table 1 to this paragraph (b) are authorized in whole or in part by separate statutes and controlled by other implementing regulations:

Table 1 to Paragraph (b)

Item or service Statute Regulation(s)
Clothing allowance38 U.S.C. 116238 CFR 3.810
Service and guide dog benefits38 U.S.C. 1714(b) & (c)38 CFR 17.148
Sensori-neural aids38 U.S.C. 1707(b)38 CFR 17.149
Patient lifts and other rehabilitative devices38 U.S.C. 1717(b)38 CFR 17.151
Devices for deaf veterans38 U.S.C. 1717(c)38 CFR 17.152
Equipment for blind veterans38 U.S.C. 1714(b)38 CFR 17.154
Automobile adaptive equipment38 U.S.C. 3901 et seq.38 CFR 17.155 through 17.159
Home improvements and structural alterations38 U.S.C. 1717(a)(2)38 CFR 17.3100 through 17.3130