Home → VA Prosthetics → VA Handbook 1173.14 - Home Improvements and Structural Alterations (HISA) Program → HISA Program Responsibilities of Facility Director (or VISN Prosthetic Representative)
The facility Director, (or the VPR, when applicable) has responsibility for:
a. Publishing local facility policy memoranda to inform staff, Veterans Service Organizations (VSOs), and veterans of the procedures to follow to obtain HISA benefits.
b. Establishing a facility HISA Committee that must consist of such staff physicians, therapists, nurses, social workers, patient representatives, the SAH agent from VBA, and representatives of the VSOs as are deemed necessary.
c. Appointing the Chief, Prosthetic and Sensory Aids Service (P&SAS), as the committee coordinator and to serve as the veterans' point of contact.