top of page

Veteran Caregivers

2022

Interim Rule: Extension of Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers Eligibility for Legacy Participants and Legacy Applicants

September 21

2020

Final Rule: Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers Improvements and Amendments Under the VA MISSION Act of 2018

Effective Date: October 1, 2020

July 31

2020

Interim Rule: Extension of Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers Eligibility for Legacy Participants and Legacy Applicants

July 31

2015

Final Rule: Caregivers Program

January 9

2011

Final Rule: Caregivers Program

May 5

2011

Final Rule: Caregivers Program

May 5

History: VA Caregiver Program

History

May 5, 2010

Caregivers & Veterans

Omnibus Health Services

Act of 2010

Signed into Law

This law created the Caregiver Support Program, which includes two programs:

  • Program of General Caregiver Support Services

  • Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers

    • Provides education, insurance, training, and stipend to Post 9/11 era Veteran caregivers​

May 5, 2011

Interim Rule

This rule implements the benefits prescribed by the Omnibus Act.  It prescribes how the Caregiver Program will initially operate as a pilot program:

  • Eligibility

  • Assessments

  • Revocation

  • Program of Comprehensive Assistance was only open to Post 9/11 Veterans who sustained a serious injury.

January 9, 2015

Final Rule

This final rule continues to implement the Omnibus Act and clarifies the Interim Rule.  It prescribes how the Caregiver Program will operate, including:

  • Eligibility

  • Assessments

  • Revocation

  • Program of Comprehensive Assistance was only open to Post 9/11 Veterans who sustained a serious injury.

Purges are becoming evident

2016

Caregivers & Veterans

Omnibus Health Services

Act of 2010

Signed into Law

This law created the Caregiver Support Program, which includes two programs:

  • Program of General Caregiver Support Services

  • Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers

    • Provides education, insurance, training, and stipend to Post 9/11 era Veteran caregivers​

2017

Interim Rule

This rule implements the benefits prescribed by the Omnibus Act.  It prescribes how the Caregiver Program will initially operate as a pilot program:

  • Eligibility

  • Assessments

  • Revocation

  • Program of Comprehensive Assistance was only open to Post 9/11 Veterans who sustained a serious injury.

2017

Propose Rule Change

This final rule continues to implement the Omnibus Act and clarifies the Interim Rule.  It prescribes how the Caregiver Program will operate, including:

  • Eligibility

  • Assessments

  • Revocation

  • Program of Comprehensive Assistance was only open to Post 9/11 Veterans who sustained a serious injury.

bottom of page