United States Department of Veterans Affairs

State Homes

VA's State Home program provides an economical alternative to constructing, maintaining and operating VA facilities for the provision of quality care to eligible Veterans. Under this program, the states provide quality care for eligible veterans in three different types of programs: nursing home, domiciliary, and adult day health care. Presently, there are 186 state home operations. For FY 2009, this program provided care to over 22,000 Veterans. VAs contributions towards state home per diem expenses are projected to be $760 million for FY 2010.The program is expected to have future growth. Per diem costs are projected to increase to $1.2 billion by FY 2012.

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Finance and Information Management

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Special Interest Items

Program Overview

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Training and Presentations

What's New

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Payment Rate Information


Fact Sheets and FAQs

State Home Drug Programs

Policy and Regulations

Oversight Initiatives and Outcomes

Electronic Invoicing


Construction Grant Program

Procedure Guides

Facility Listings and Occupancy Reports


Provider and Veteran Relations

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