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Government Finance and Employment Classification Manual
DESCRIPTIONS OF FUNCTIONAL CATEGORIES
 
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FUNCTION CODE:   28 NAME:    Veterans' Health (Federal Only)
SECTOR:    General APPLIES TO:    Finance |X|    Employment | |
PUBLICATION CATEGORIES:    Social Services and Income Maintenance Health
DEFINITION:    Federal Government provision of health care services to veterans other than for hospital care.
EXAMPLES:   Comprises health care activities of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for: veterans outpatient medical and dental care; veterans medical, rehabilitation, and prosthetic research; payments to private physicians and dentists for medical care provided to veterans.
EXCLUSIONS:   Inpatient health care services at VA hospitals (report at Own Hospitals-Veterans, code 37); payments for health care for veterans in other public or private hospitals (report at Other Hospitals-Veterans, code 39); Department of Defense health care services for active or retired military personnel (report at National Defense and International Relations, code 06).
REFERENCES: - To be added later -
 
OTHER NOTES:    This function applies solely to the Federal Government; report any related state or local government expenditure and employment data at Other Health, code 32.
 
DETAILED CODE LIST WITH COVERAGE OF DATA COLLECTION*
 
  General Purpose Governments
EXPENDITURES, DIRECT: Federal StateD.C. Large City-County Other LocalSpecial District
E28 Current Operations Y NN N NN
I28 Assistance and Subsidies Y NN N NN
F28 Construction Y NN N NN
G28 Land & Existing Structures Y NN N NN
K28 Equipment Y NN N NN
 
    INTERGOVERNMENTAL, TO:  
L28 State Y NN N NN
M28 Locals, NEC Y NN N NN
 
* Shows whether data are collected (Y) or not (N) for that type.

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