Are You Qualified for VA Benefits?

Learn about the comprehensive medical benefits package offered by the VA for veterans, including primary care, surgery, mental health care, and more.

Are You Qualified for VA Benefits?
Do you Qualify for VA Benefits?

For VA benefits Direct from the .gov website for veterans... here is the skinny on how to cash in your service to the Country:

“Thank you for your service. Now let us serve you.”

VA’s comprehensive medical benefits package offers care and services that are designed to:

  • Promote good health
  • Preserve your current health
  • Restore you to better health

This includes ...

  • Treating illnesses and injuries
  • Preventing future health problems
  • Improving functional abilities and
  • Enhancing quality of life.

Don’t forget to investigate the aid and attendance and improved pension program too.

These services include:

  • Primary Care
  • Health Promotion
  • Disease Prevention
  • Diagnosis
  • Palliative Care
  • Surgery
  • Prescriptions For Medications
  • Critical Care
  • Mental Health Care
  • Women’s Health Care
  • Orthopedics
  • Radiology
  • Physical Therapy
  • Rehabilitation

Enrollment Begins with the Application Process

The very first step in obtaining access to VA benefits for health care is to apply:

  • You may complete an application on line at
  • You may complete an application in person at ... any VA medical facility where eligibility personnel are available to answer your questions.
  • You may call VA toll-free at 1-877-222-VETS (8387) to complete the application over the phone.

Once your application is successfully processed... the VA will notify you of your enrollment priority group assignment. And whether you are enrolled.

If enrolled,... They will send you a personalized.. Veterans Health Benefits Handbook.

  • Which will detail...
  • Your assigned enrollment priority group
  • The VA health benefits you are eligible for

Provide important information concerning your access to VA health care.

The Veterans Health Benefits Guide is designed to provide... Veterans and their families with information .

It helps to understand VA’s health care system:

  • Eligibility requirements
  • Enrollment process
  • Enrollment priority groups
  • Copayments that certain Veterans may be charged
  • Health benefits and services available to Veterans.

Additionally, the guide you will find helpful information about...

  • My HealtheVet
  • Creditable Coverage for Medicare Part D
  • Income Verification and much more.

Before you apply... you may want to read more about VA’s health benefits here-

VA’s Health Benefits website provides the latest information on VA health care services... Providing tools to help you determine how, where and at what cost you can receive care. And offering Veterans who are not already enrolled an opportunity to apply.

Health Benefits Are Different for Each Veteran

All enrolled Veterans enjoy access to VA’s comprehensive medical benefits package. Certain benefits (for example, dental care) may vary from individual to individual. This depends on each Veteran’s unique eligibility status.

The mission of the VA health care system is to serve Veterans by providing ... the highest-quality health care available anywhere in the world.

America’s Veterans and their families deserve nothing less.

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