My prior VA loan was assumed, the assumer defaulted on the loan, and VA paid a claim to the lender. VA said it wasn’t my fault and waived the debt. Now I need a new VA loan but I am told that my used eligibility cannot be restored. Why? Or, …Read More »
CARES stands for Capital Asset Realignment for Enhanced Services. It is a system-wide process that reviews the structure, organization, and physical location of veterans’ health facilities throughout VA. It addresses the clinical role of small facilities, vacant space, the potential for enhanced use leases and the consolidation of services and …Read More »
As part of our mission to serve Servicemembers, Veterans, and their families, the Department of Veterans Affairs provides valuable life insurance benefits to give you the peace of mind that comes with knowing your family is protected. VA’s life insurance programs were developed to provide financial security for your family …Read More »
Nonservice-connected veterans and non-compensable zero percent service-connected veterans may be subject to a long-term care copayment. Some veterans may be required to complete VA Form 10-10EC, Application for Extended Care Services. Veterans with a compensable service-connected disability do not have to make a long-term care copayment.Read More »
As per VA policy, all patients are entitled to receive correspondence in written form regarding information related to health. If a patient signs up to receive the information at an alternative address, then all future communications will be sent to this address. Confidentiality is taken care of at all the …Read More »
The link http://www1.va.gov/opa/pressrel/pressrelease.cfm?id=1406 provides the VA policy regarding flag folding recitations. The outlines are mentioned here for your reference: 13-Fold Ceremony, Other Scripts Approved VAs Under Secretary for Memorial Affairs, William F. Tuerk has stated, Honoring the burial wishes of veterans is one of the highest commitments for the men …Read More »
I would like to get assistance in completing my Living Will or Durable Power of Attorney. Does the VA have someone that can assist me? VA encourages veterans to think about their health care options through the use of Advanced Directives such as Living Wills and Durable Power of Attorney. …Read More »
You have a number of options available for paying co-payments. Please call 1-866-400-1238 to connect with the Billing call center.Read More »
I was recently demobilized and I am returning to my unit in the Army National Guard (or Army Reserve, Air National Guard, Air Reserve, Navy Reserve, Coast Guard Reserve). What happens to my SGLI?
If you are returning to a unit in which you are scheduled to perform at least 12 periods of inactive duty that is creditable for retirement purposes, your SGLI coverage automatically goes to the maximum SGLI coverage of $400,000. This is regardless of your coverage level while on active duty. …Read More »
I have an eBenefits account, how do I Start or continue the process of adding a dependent using VDC?
Enter the eBenefits portal by using you DS Login credentials. Then go to the Manage Dependents (VONAPP Direct Connect) page. There are a number of options available for your convenience: Start a New Application, Open Application, or Submitted Application. Select the appropriate option to either start or continue an application, …Read More »