Veterans Health Care Regulations

Version of section 22 from 2018-04-01 to 2019-03-31:

  •  (1) Veteran pensioners, civilian pensioners and special duty service pensioners are eligible to receive, in respect of a war-related pensioned condition, the cost to them of chronic care

    • (a) received in Canada in a community facility, other than in a contract bed; and

    • (b) received in a health care facility outside Canada that is of a standard equivalent to the care that would have been provided under paragraph (a), provided that the cost of such care does not exceed the usual cost of chronic care in the jurisdiction in which the care is received.

  • (1.1) Seriously disabled veteran pensioners and seriously disabled civilian pensioners are eligible to receive the cost to them of chronic care received in Canada 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.

  • (1.11) Subject to section 33.1, a veteran pensioner or a civilian pensioner, in respect of whom the aggregate of all of their disability assessments under the Pension Act and the Veterans Well-being Act is equal to or greater than 48%, is eligible to receive the cost to them of chronic care received in Canada in a community facility, other than in a contract bed, to the extent that the chronic care is not available as an insured service under a provincial health care system.

  • (1.2) Military service pensioners, former members and reserve force members are eligible to receive, in respect of a pensioned condition or a disability for which they are entitled to a disability award, the cost to them of chronic care

    • (a) received in Canada in a community facility, other than in a contract bed; and

    • (b) received in a health care facility outside Canada that is of a standard equivalent to the care that would have been provided under paragraph (a), provided that the cost of such care does not exceed the usual cost of chronic care in the jurisdiction in which the care is received.

  • (2) Subject to section 33.1, income-qualified veterans, Canada service veterans and income-qualified civilians are eligible to receive the cost to them of chronic care received in Canada 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.

  • SOR/92-406, s. 7
  • SOR/98-386, s. 12
  • SOR/2001-157, s. 7
  • SOR/2001-326, s. 8
  • SOR/2003-362, ss. 8, 13
  • SOR/2006-50, s. 77
  • SOR/2012-289, s. 6
  • SOR/2017-161, s. 10
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