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Beneficiary Travel Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently Asked Questions on Topics for the Entire Family, for your health and well being and more!
FAQs - Beneficiary Travel Frequently Asked Questions
Who is responsible for transport of veterans in a community nursing home (CNH)?
What authority does VA have to transport veterans in emergency situations?
Can VA pay for transport of an attendant, donor, or other non-veteran?
Is VA required to pay for lodging and meals associated with VA travel?
Does VA have authority to pay ferry fares; bridge, road, and tunnel tolls; luggage fares; or parking in association with VA travel?
Does VA have authority to transfer veterans to where they “grew up”, or where their family resides?
How should travel be determined if a veteran changes residence while undergoing VA health care, especially if they are an inpatient?
How should Beneficiary Travel at CBOCs or other outlying VA facilities be handled when there isn’t a Travel Office or agent cashier agent cashier on station?
How long do beneficiaries have to submit a claim for travel? Without a special mode of transportation:
What are the VA authorities for Beneficiary Travel, and where can copies be obtained?
Are veterans who work at a VA facility and receive their care there eligible for Beneficiary Travel reimbursement when they have a medical appointment? What about volunteers?
Are veterans who travel together all entitled to Beneficiary Travel reimbursement? What about those veterans who take the DAV system or other “free” transportation?
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