Veterans Health Care Regulations

Version of section 20 from 2008-02-26 to 2019-08-15:

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (1.1) and section 34, the maximum rates at which the costs of veterans independence program services are payable are the following:

    • (a) for home care, $7,142.52 per client per year, which amount includes

      • (i) a maximum amount of $996.64 per year for maintenance of the grounds of the client’s principal residence, and

      • (ii) where the client is in receipt of an attendance allowance under subsection 38(1) of the Pension Act, an amount for personal care services referred to in subparagraph 19(a)(ii) that is in respect of not more than one week in any year plus 52 days in that year;

    • (b) for ambulatory health care, $830.52 per client per year;

    • (c) for transportation, $996.64 per client per year;

    • (d) for home adaptations, $4,152.63 per client per principal residence; and

    • (e) for intermediate care, $100.07 per client per day.

  • (1.1) Subject to section 34, the maximum rate at which the costs of veterans independence services referred to in section 16.1 are payable is $2400 per year, which amount includes the adjusted maximum amount referred to in subparagraph 20(1)(a)(i) per year for maintenance of the grounds of the client’s principal residence.

  • (2) The rates referred to in subsections (1) and (1.1) shall be adjusted in the same manner and on the same day as pensions are adjusted under Part V of the Pension Act.

  • (3) to (5) [Repealed, SOR/98-386, s. 10]

  • (6) [Repealed, SOR/2001-326, s. 6]

  • SOR/93-309, s. 3
  • SOR/98-386, s. 10
  • SOR/2001-157, s. 5
  • SOR/2001-326, s. 6
  • SOR/2008-41, s. 2
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