Veterans State Nursing Home Care
To provide financial assistance to States furnishing nursing home care to eligible veterans in State Veterans' Homes which meet the standards prescribed by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs.
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Veterans Health Administration Center, Department of Veterans Affairs
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
A - Formula Grants
Fiscal Year 2007
In FY 2007, the average daily census was 18,087 and is projected to be 18,268 and 18,451 in FY 2008 and FY 2009 respectively.
Public Laws 88-450, 90-432, 93-82, 94-417, 94-581, 96-151, 97-251, 98-160, and 100-322, 38 U.S.C. 1741-1743.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant is any State which operates a designated facility to furnish nursing home care primarily for veterans.
A veteran eligible for care in a VA facility needing nursing home care and meeting one of the following conditions: (a) has a service-connected disability for which such care is being provided; (b) has a nonservice-connected disability and states under oath his inability to defray the expenses of necessary nursing home care; (c) was discharged or released from active military, naval and air services for a disability incurred or aggravated in line of duty; or (d) is in receipt of, or but for the receipt of retirement pay would be entitled to receive disability compensation. A veteran must also meet State admission criteria.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Letter of application from State addressed to Chief Consultant, Geriatrics and Extended Care Strategic Healthcare Group (114) Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420.
Recognition by Secretary of Veteran Affairs for purposes of VA aid pursuant to Title 38 U.S.C. Section 1741.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
How are proposals selected?
How may assistance be used?
The assistance provided is for nursing home care: the accommodation of convalescents or other persons who are not acutely ill and not in need of hospital care or domiciliary care but who require skilled nursing care and related medical services.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Cost records on which quarterly statements are based and attendance records to support report for days of care provided to veteran.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.
Matching requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
There is no length limitation; grant payments are made monthly or quarterly to the State. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: .
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
See Appendix IV of the Catalog for Veterans Hospital Facilities.
Chief Consultant, Geriatrics and Extended Care Service(114), Department of Veteran's Affairs, Washington, DC 20420. Chief, State Home Per Diem Program. Telephone: (202) 461-6771.
(Formula Grants) FY 07$451,644,000.00; FY 08 est $501,046,000.00; FY 09 est $524,739,000,000.00; - (Grants) FY 07 $451,644,000; FY 08 est $501,046,000; and FY 09 est $524,739,000,000.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
VA Manual M-1, Part I, Chapter 3, "State Veterans' Homes," and M-5, Part VIII, Chapters 1 through 5.
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