What Qualifies You as a Disabled Veteran?

Life isn’t always easy for veterans once their war ends. Many of them return home dealing with physical ailments, mental or emotional trauma or struggling to find work or housing.

And while there are programs designed to help our men and women in uniform, veterans benefits programs can often be difficult to navigate. In this blog post, we’ll look at how people can qualify as disabled vets, and how an elder law attorney can offer legal assistance for disabled veterans.

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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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