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Veterans Administration Continued

Guardians, dependents and beneficiaries claims involving, 38 $$ 4.145–4.154
Guardianship services, for minors or mentally incompetent beneficieries, 38

Part 13
Commitment of mentally incompetent beneficiaries, appointment of guard-

ians for incompetent or minor beneficiaries, and payment of expenses

in connection with appointment, 38 $$ 13.223–13.277
Guardianship services, 38 $ $ 13.60, 13.62
Recognition of legal custodian, appointment of guardian, and making

institutional awards, 38 $$ 13.200–13.222
Removal and discharge of guardians, 38 $$ 13.363–13.369
Removal of legal custodians, grounds for, 38 $ 13.355
Supervision of custodians, guardians, etc., and chief oficers of institutions,

38 S$ 13.282–13.352
Guidance, educational or vocational, for veterans. See Vocational rehabilitation

and education.
Health, Education and Welfare Department; awards of death compensation

and pension for deceased World War II veterans under Social Security

Act, 38 $ 4.59
Homes, veterans':
Disabled veterans, assistance to, in acquiring specially adapted housing,

38 $ $ 3.1501, 36.4401–36.4410
Loans on, guaranty of, under Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, 38

$$ 36.4000–36.4051
Hospital care:

See also Medical treatment and hospital care, etc.
Hospitalization and/or out-patient treatment, determination of eligibility

to, under Public Law 239, 82d Congress, 38 $ 3.1515
Hospitals approved for residency training of physician veteran trainees, pay-

ments to. See Vocational rehabilitation and education.
Housing for veterans:

Loan guaranty of, 38 $$ 36.4000–36.4051
Specially adapted housing, required by reason of service-connected dis-

abilities; assistance to certain veterans in acquiring, 38 $$ 3.1501.

36.4401-36.4410
Information concerning claimants and beneficiaries in records, release of under

specified conditions; disclosure of information to Government depart-
ments, State agencies, members of Congress, courts, private persons, etc.,

38 $$ 1.500–1.526
Insane veterans. See Mentally incompetent or insane veterans.
Inspection and investigation service, 38 $$ 1.450–1.455
Insurance:

Adjusted service compensation certificates. See Adjusted compensation.
National Service life insurance, 38 Part 8
Age:

Misstatement of, 38 $ 8.56

Proof of, cross reference note, page 231
Applications, 38 $ $ 8.0, 8.1

For reinstatement, 38 $ 8.24
Appropriation; crediting of premiums to and payment of benefits from

Service-Disabled Veterans' Insurance Fund and Veterans' Special

Term Insurance Fund, 38 $ 8.103
Assignments:

Armed Forces Leave Bonds, for payments on insurance, 38 $ 8.104

Proceeds of insurance, assignment by beneficiary, 38 $ 8.59
Beneficiary:

Designation, changes, payment to other than, 38 88 8.46–8.48
Settlement with.

See Settlement.
Benefits. See Settlement.
Calculation of time period, 38 $ 8.12
Change in plan of policy, 38 $$ 8.32–8.36
Claims alleging insurance contract where no application for insurance

is on file, 38 8 8.70

Veterans Administration-Continued
Insurance Continued
National Service life insurance, 38 Part 8–Continued
Disability:
Definition of disease or injury traceable to extra hazards of mili-

tary or naval service, 38 $ 8.69
Total disability. See Total disability.
Dividends, 38 $ 8.26

Decedent's estate, payment to, 38 $ 8.54

Special dividends, 38 $ 8.26a
Effective date, 38 $ 8.2
Eligibility for insurance, 38 $$ 8.0, 8.1
Examinations for insurance purposes, 38 $ $ 8.64–8.66
Extended term insurance, provision for, 38 $ 8.29
Extra hazards of military or naval service; definition of disease or

injury traceable to, 38 $ 8.69
Forms of policy, 38 § 8.108
Fraud cases, refund of premiums in, 38 $ 8.63
Grace period, 38 $ $ 8.14, 8.15
Illegitimates; parents, brothers and sisters of, 38 $ 8.71
Incontestability of insurance, 38 $ 8.62
Indebtedness, collection of, 38 $ 8.55
Lapse of policy, 38 88 8.16–8.20
National Service life insurance issued under provisions of Public Law

23, 82d Congress, April 25, 1951, 38 $ $ 8.110–8.112
Optional settlements; mode of payment, selection of, values, etc., 38

$S 8.75-8.80
Minors and incompetents, selection of optional settlements for,

38 $ 8.93
Tables of installments when option selected provides monthly

payments of less than $10.00, 38 88 8.80a, 8.80b
Overpayments or illegal payments of insurance made to an insured

under National Service Life Insurance Act and World War Vet-

erans' Act, instructions relating to, 38 $ 1.985
Paid-up insurance, provision for, 38 $ 8.30
Premiums:
Rates of, due date, deduction from compensation, retirement pay

or pension, etc., 38 $$ 8.3–8.11
Waiver during continuous total disability of insured, 38 $ $ 8.40–8.44
Waiver under section 622 of National Service Life Insurance Act,

as amended April 25, 1951, 38 $ 8.113
Proof of death, age, or relationship, 38 $ 8.52
Reinstatement after lapse of policy, 38 $ $ 8.22–8.25
Relationship; illegitimates, parents, brothers and sisters of, 38 $ 8.71
Renewal of 5-year level premium term insurance, 38 $ 8.85
Settlement:

Beneficiary, conditional designation of, 38 $ 8.94
Of insurance matured prior to August 1, 1946, 38 $ $ 8.49–8.51
Of insurance maturing on or after August 1, 1946, 38 $ $ 8.88–8.92

Optional settlements. See Optional settlements.
Surrender of permanent plan policies in force for less than one year

under provisions of Servicemen's Indemnity Act, 38 $ 8.114
Taxation and exemption, 38 $ 8.60
Total disability:
Death of insured within 6 months after becoming totally disabled,

38 $ 8.81
Examination in connection with premium waiver, 38 $ 8.65

Premium waivers, 38 $$ 8.40-8.44
Soldiers' and Sailors' Civil Relief Acts of 1940 and 1942, protection under,

of life insurance policies issued by insurance companies, associations,
societies, etc., 38 Part 7

Veterans Administration Continued

Insurance Continued
United States Government life insurance, 38 Part 6

Age, misstatement of, 38 $ 6.12
Applications under World War Veterans' Act, 1924, 38 $ $ 6.0–6.2
Armed Forces Leave Bonds, assignment for insurance purposes, 38

$ 6.156
Beneficiary:

Benefits and settlement. See Benefits and settlement.
Conditional designation of; insurance maturing on or after August

1, 1946, 38 $ 6.58
Proof of relationship, payment to estate, change of beneficiary,

assignment, etc., 38 $ $ 6.55–6.62
Benefits and settlements:

Death benefits, 38 $$ 6.125–6.128
Liability of United States for payments, determination of, 38

$$ 6.190—6.192
Optional settlement; mode of payment at death or disability, values

for optional settlements, etc., 38 $$ 6.63–6.69
Total permanent disability, 38 $$ 6.120_6.123
Calculation of time period, 38 $ 6.31
Cash value, 38 $$ 6.115–6.117
Change of plan of policy, 38 $ $ 6.47–6.51
Claims:
Alleging insurance contract where no application is on file, 38

$ 6.150
For disability benefits under insurance; statement, appeal from

decision, ratings, etc., 38 $$ 6.202–6.206
Committees on extra hazards of service; establishment of and juris-

diction in determining liability for payments of benefits, 38 $ $ 6.190,

6.191
Definitions:
Disease or injury traceable to extra hazard of military or naval

services, 38 $ 6.192
Good health, 38 $ 6.155
Disability:

See also Benefits; and Claims.
Definition of disease or injury traceable to extra hazards of mili-

tary or naval services, 38 $ 6.192
Total disability provisions. See Total disability.
Dividends, how paid, 38 $ 6.95

Special dividends, 38 $ 6.96
Effective date of insurance applied for, 38 $$ 6.5-6.7
Extended term insurance, 38 $8 6.105, 6.106
Five-year level premium term plan; renewal, grace period, dividends,

indebtedness, etc., 38 $$ 6.170_6.181
Forms of policies, 38 $8 6.40–6.42
Fraud cases, refund of premiums in, 38 $ 6.46
Grace period; establishment, computation of, 38 $ $ 6.35, 6.36
Incontestability of insurance, 38 $ 6.45
Indebtedness, collection of, 38 $ $ 6.118, 6.119
Lapse of policy, 38 $$ 6.71-6.74
Loans to insured with policy as security, 38 $$ 6.100-6.102
Minors, payment of insurance benefits to, following discharge from

military or naval forces, 38 $ 6.153
Optional settlement. See Benefits and settlements.
Paid-up insurance, provisions for, 38 $ $ 6.105, 6.106
Physical examinations and inspections, 38 $$ 6.90–6.92
Premium term plan, five-year level; premium waiver on insurance

under section 622. of National Service Life Insurance Act, as

amended April 25, 1951, 38 $ 6.185
Premiums; rate of, deduction from disability compensation, retirement

pay, or pension, disability insurance, waiver of premium, etc., 38
$$ 6.13–6.30

Veterans Administration Continued
Insurance-Continued
United States Government life insurance, 38 Part 6–Continued
Reinstatement; provisions for, application and medical evidence, etc.,

38 $$ 6.78–6.88
Settlements. See Benefits and settlements.
Surrender of permanent plan policies in force for less than one year

under provisions of Servicemen's Indemnity Act, 38 $ 6.186
Total disability:

Claims for benefits. See Claims.
Provisions of policy; application for, rights and privileges, with-

drawal of, etc., 38 $ $ 6.159–6.165
Settlements. See Benefits and settlements.

Yearly renewable term insurance, 38 $$ 6.130-6.144
Insurance payments; illegal or overpayments, 38 $ 1.985
Insured loans; guaranty or insurance of loans under Servicemen's Readjust-

ment Act of 1944. See Servicemen's Readjustment Act.
Inventions by VA employees, 38 $ $ 1.650–1.667
Japan or Germany, benefits for certain citizens or subjects of:

Payment of death compensation and pension to, 38 $ 4.459

Restoration of eligibility to receive benefits under veterans' laws, 38 $ 3.1519
Korean Conflict, claims by dependents and beneficiaries, or veterans' claims for

benefits because of service in. See Claims.
Legal services:
Administrative provisions, functions of general counsel, etc., 38 $$ 14.500–

14.504
Attorneys and agents; fees, recognition, and rules of practice, 38 $$ 14.626–

14.663
Chief Attorneys, legal services other than guardianship, 38 $ 13.400
Domestic relations questions, restoration to rolls, and conflict of laws, 38

$ 13.402
General Counsel; functions and responsibilities, 38 $ 14.500
Guardianship services. See Guardianship services.
Legal advice on general or State law, real and personal property law, in-

surance of loans, etc., 38 $ 13.401
Litigation; suits against United States or Veterans Administration officials,

38 $ $ 14.514-14.545
Loan activities; power of attorney and delegation of authority to loan

guaranty officers, 38 $ 14.620
Opinions, request for, etc., 38 $$ 14.500–14.504
Prosecution; cases involving violation of penal statutes, action prior to sub-

mission, collections or adjustments, arrests, etc., 38 $ $ 14.560–14.583
Recognition of organizations, accredited representatives, attorneys, agents,

rules of practice and information concerning fees, 38 $ $ 14.626–14.663
Torts; collisions, damage or loss due to other causes, report investigation.

liability, etc., 38 $ $ 14.600–14.610
Life insurance for veterans. See Insurance.
Lighthouse Service personnel transferred to jurisdiction of Army and Navy;

certain acts respecting claims of veterans applicable to, 38 $ 3.1 (h)
Loans to veterans:

Adjusted service certificates, loans secured by. See Adjusted compensation.
Direct loans, by Veterans Administration, 38 $$ 36.4500–36.4524
Guaranty of loans under Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944. See

Servicemen's Readjustment Act.
Insurance policies as security for loans; United States Government life

insurance. See Insurance.
Legal services; power of attorney and delegation of authority to loan

guaranty officers. See Legal services.
Litigation involving loan guaranty matters, 38 $ 14.515
Widows, unremarried, of veterans; certification of eligibility to loan guar-

anty benefits, 38 $ 4.65
Lost, mutilated or destroyed adjusted service certificates. See Adjusted

compensation.

Veterans Administration—Continued
Medical treatment and hospital care, etc., 38 Part 17

Appliances, orthopedic and prosthetic, 38 $ $ 17.115–17.118
Appointments, breaking of unnecessarily, 38 $ 17.30
Autopsies, 38 $ 17.155
Blind beneficiaries; guide dogs or mechanical and electronic equipment for,

38 $ 17.118
Canteen service, 38 $$ 17.160, 17.161
Dental services, 38 $ $ 17.120-17.135
Disciplinary control of beneficiaries receiving hospital treatment or domi-

ciliary care, authority for, 38 $ 17.66
Eligibility for hospitalization and domiciliary care, physical examination or

observation, utilization of facilities other than those under jursdiction of

Veterans Administration, etc., 38 $ $ 17.45–17.51
Emergency hospitalization:

General authority for, 38 $ 17.35

Travel for, 38 $ 17.51
Out-patient treatment, 38 $$ 17.60, 17.62
Personal effects of hospitalized patients, loss by fire; reimbursement, 38

$ $ 17.75–17.77
Psychosis, hospital and/or out-patient treatment for, under Public Law

239, 82d Congress, 38 $ 17.950
Transportation of claimants and beneficiaries, 38 $ $ 17.51, 17.100
Tuberculosis, active; hospital discharge of patients, 38 $ 17.65
Unauthorized medical services; claims for reimbursement or payment for

expenses, 38 $ $ 17.140–17.148
Mentally incompetent or insane veterans:
Disability compensation, claims for; establishment of service connection of

neuropsychiatric diseases, and awards of compensation. See under

Claims.
Guardianship services for. See Guardianship services.
Midshipmen and cadets assigned to duties constituting war service; certain acts

repecting claims of veterans applicable to, 38 $ 3.1, 3.1010
Minors or mentally incompetent beneficiaries; guardianship services for. See

Guardianship services.
National Guard, certain members of, called into Federal service; acts respecting

claims of veterans applicable to, 38 $$ 3.1 (1), 3.1 (t), 3.2 (a)
National Service life insurance. See Insurance.
Nurses:
Allowances for nurse's aid and attendance, claims of veterans for. See

under Claims.
Nurses serving Army or Navy, and members of Army Nurse Corps and Navy

Nurse Corps; certain acts respecting claims of veterans applicable to,

38 $$ 3.1 (i), 3.1010
Overpayments, 38 $$ 5.0-5.3
Parents, children, wives and other dependents and beneficiaries. See Depend-

ents and beneficiaries.
Pension or compensation, claims for, by veterans, dependents or beneficiaries.

See Claims.
Personal funds and effects left on Veterans Administration stations (hospital,

home, center, or other institution); disposition of, 38 Part 12
Non-veteran patients, employees and other persons, known or unknown;

inventory, unclaimed effects to be sold, deposits to General Post Fund,

etc., 38 $ $ 12.15-12.18
Veterans:
Deceased veterans:

See also General provisions.
Intestate cases under Public Law 382, 77th Congress, where veteran

leaves no will and has no spouse, heirs or next of kin; property
to be vested in United States as trustee for benefit of General

Post Fund, 38 $ $ 12.19–12.23
General provisions under Public NO. 734, 75th Congress; designation

of persons to receive personal effects, nondesignate cases, cases of
deceased or living veterans, shipment, retention, or sale of property,
38 $$ 12.0-12.13

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