Table of Contents

(108 CMR 1.00: RESERVED)

108 CMR 2.00: GENERAL PROVISIONS
Section 2.01: Scope and Purpose
Section 2.02: Definitions
Section 2.03: Compliance with Executive Order No. 145

108 CMR 3.00: ELIGIBILITY FOR VETERANS' BENEFITS
Section 3.01: Determination of Eligibility
Section 3.02: Military Service Requirements
Section 3.03: Pre-application Veterans' Benefits
Section 3.04: Massachusetts Residence Requirements
Section 3.05: Eligible Dependents
Section 3.06: Secretary's Discretion in Determining Eligibility for Benefits
Section 3.07: Supporting Documents for Benefits Application

108 CMR 4.00: INTERVIEW AND APPLICATION PROCEDURE
Section 4.01: Interview Guidelines
Section 4.02: Applicant Procedures
Section 4.03: Computer Match Program
Section 4.04: Privacy Concerns

108 CMR 5.00: DETERMINATION OF BENEFITS
Section 5.01: General Guidelines for Benefits Determination
Section 5.02: Budget Standards

108 CMR 6.00: ALTERNATIVE SOURCES OF INCOME
Section 6.01: Deduction of Alternative Sources of Income
Section 6.02: Assets
Section 6.03: Liens
Section 6.04: Assignments

108 CMR 7.00: PAYMENTS TO APPLICANTS IN SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES
Section 7.01: Unemployed Applicants
Section 7.02: Self-employed Applicants
Section 7.03: Applicants Participating in a Substance Abuse or Other Rehabilitation Program
Section 7.04: Applicants Attending School
Section 7.05: Applicant's Absence from the Commonwealth
Section 7.06: Emergency Services to Homeless Veterans
Section 7.07: Services to Prevent Homelessness
Section 7.08: Utilities Arrearages
Section 7.09: Emergency Home Repairs
Section 7.10: Catastrophe
Section 7.11: Moving and Transportation Assistance

108 CMR 8.00: INVESTIGATIONS, APPEALS, TERMINATIONS, AND REFUNDS
Section 8.01: Investigations
Section 8.02: Notice of Intent
Section 8.03: Notice of Action
Section 8.04: Payment Pending Appeal to Secretary
Section 8.05: General Rule for Cooperation
Section 8.06: Grounds for Refund
Section 8.07: Appeal Procedures
Section 8.08: Payments Pending Appeal
Section 8.09: Enforcement of Secretary's Decision

108 CMR 9.00: ANNUITIES AND BURIALS
Section 9.01: Annuities
Section 9.02: Burial Allowance

108 CMR 10.00: MEDICAL CARE
Section 10.01: Medical Care
Section 10.02: Fee Schedules
Section 10.03: Prohibition of Charges to Recipients
Section 10.04: Eligibility
Section 10.05: Community Resources, Alternative Sources for Medical Care and Prescription Drugs
Section 10.06: Rehabilitation
Section 10.07: Home Health Aid Services
Section 10.08: Visiting Nurse Service
Section 10.09: Nursing Home Care
Section 10.10: Retroactive Rate Adjustments
Section 10.11: Hospital Health Insurance
Section 10.12: Hospital Billing with Insurance
Section 10.13: Physicians Payments
Section 10.14: Supplement Payment to Insurance Prohibited
Section 10.15: Inpatient Days Disallowed by Medicare
Section 10.16: Physicians Services, Exclusion and Exceptions
Section 10.17: Dental Services
Section 10.18: Prescribed Drugs
Section 10.19: Procedures for Prescription Authorization
Section 10.20: Podiatry Services
Section 10.21: Chiropractic Services
Section 10.22: Psychiatric Care
Section 10.23: Special Review: Appeals
Section 10.24: Conflict of Regulations

108 CMR 11.00: PERSIAN GULF WAR BONUS UNDER St. 1992, c. 153
Section 11.01: Determination of Eligibility
Section 11.02: Definition of the Term "Armed Forces"
Section 11.03: Application Procedures
Section 11.04: General Provisions
Section 11.05: Penalty Provision

108 CMR 12.00: DISTRICTS AND DUTIES OF VETERANS' SERVICE OFFICERS
Section 12.01: Providing Required Services to the Veterans and Dependents
Section 12.02: Prior Approval of Secretary Necessary to Form or Expand a District
Section 12.03: Requirements of St. 1972, c. 471 for Full-time Veterans' Service Officers
Section 12.04: Duties of Veterans' Service Officers

108 CMR 13.00: REIMBURSEMENTS TO MUNICIPALITIES REGULATORY AUTHORITY
Section 13.01: Requirements for Reimbursement to Municipalities
Section 13.02: Secretary's Monthly Examination and Audit of VS-5s and VS-6s
Section 13.03: Reimbursement of Flags Purchased for Veterans' Graves