Veterans Health Care Regulations

Version of section 13 from 2006-04-01 to 2018-03-31:

  •  (1) Where the Minister requests that a person undergo a medical examination in order to establish that person’s entitlement to any benefit, service or care, the person is eligible to receive

    • (a) reimbursement of the cost of the examination incurred by the person; and

    • (b) reimbursement of the costs of travel incurred by the person in respect of the examination, in accordance with section 7.

    • (c) [Repealed, SOR/95-440, s. 6]

  • (2) Where the Veterans Review and Appeal Board requests that a person undergo a medical examination, the person is eligible to receive

    • (a) reimbursement of the cost of the examination incurred by the person;

    • (b) reimbursement of the costs of travel incurred by the person in respect of the examination, in accordance with section 7; and

    • (c) a treatment allowance payable in accordance with section 10 if the person is a client referred to in section 9 and is hospitalized in order to undergo the examination.

  • (3) Subsections (1) and (2) do not apply in respect of a medical examination required under the Canadian Forces Members and Veterans Re-establishment and Compensation Act.

  • (4) The following clients are eligible to receive treatment benefits and supplementary benefits for a period that is equal to the shorter of one year and the total period of service of the client:

    • (a) veteran pensioners, special duty service pensioners and military service pensioners, if they take a course of training under the Pensioners Training Regulations; and

    • (b) veteran pensioners whose war-related pensioned condition is blindness, if they take a course of rehabilitative training in respect of blindness.

  • SOR/91-438, s. 4
  • SOR/92-406, s. 3
  • SOR/95-440, s. 6
  • SOR/98-386, s. 4
  • SOR/2003-362, s. 13
  • SOR/2006-50, s. 75
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