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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Veterans Benefits: How an Elder Law Attorney Can Help

iStock_000002426869XSmallAs a nation we are proud of our veterans and grateful for their bravery. Nevertheless, we often hear of veterans who are not receiving the help and benefits they need. In a situation like this, an Elder Law attorney can provide counseling and legal assistance to help determine the benefits you are entitled to, how to apply for them and when to file appeals for rejected claims.

As a veteran, you are eligible to apply for a variety of benefits. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provides health care and long-term care, disability compensation and Aid and Attendance Pension benefits to veterans.

1. Medical and Health Benefits

The VA provides a variety of health care benefits. Some of the benefits include preventative care services, outpatient and inpatient diagnostic and treatment services, prescriptions, mental health care and long-term care servicing.

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