Determining Your Eligibility for Veteran Medical Benefits

 

iStock_000007575715SmallAs a veteran, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provides you with certain medical and health care benefits. The VA has several benefit packages that cover a variety of different health care services, including preventative services, outpatient and inpatient hospital services, diagnostic and treatment services. Certain care plans also cover in-home elder care and long-term care services.

The VA health care system provides over eight million enrollees with medical and health benefits. In order to enroll in the VA’s health care system, you must first determine your veteran medical benefits eligibility. The VA uses a list of requirements to determine which benefit packages you are eligible to receive. The basic edibility requirements include:

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