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VA Handbooks

The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) handbooks establish uniform and consistent national policy and procedures.  Provided below is the current list of handbooks that deal directly with Prosthetic and Sensory Aids Service with links to their locations in the VHA publications directory.


Doc #Link
1173.1 Eligibility for Prosthetic Services
1173.2 Furnishing Prosthetic Appliances And Services
1173.3 Amputee Clinic Teams And Artificial Limbs
1173.4 Automobile Adaptive Equipment Program
1173.5 Aids For The Blind
1173.6 Wheelchairs And Special Mobility Aids
1173.7 Audiology And Speech Devices
1173.8 Medical Equipment And Supplies
1173.9 Footwear and Foot Orthoses
1173.10 Othotic Devices and Repairs
1173.11 Ocular Prostheses And Facial Restorations
1173.12 Prescription Optics And Low Vision Devices

Home Respiratory Care Program

1173.14 Home Improvement and Structural Alterations (HISA) Program 
1173.15 Clothing Allowance Benefit
1173.16 Driver Rehabilitation for Veterans with Disabilities Programs
1173.17 Home Telehealth Equipment Management Procedures