What does Health Care Financing & Economics do? Health Care Financing & Economics came was created with the mission of enhancing the processes dealing with the way health services are delivered. HCFE researches the economic aspects and maintenance of health services. The HCFE also publishes research results to fulfill its …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 »
Usually, you are allowed to purchase $100,000 in installments of $10,000. However, the SGLI insurance amount available for your spouse will always be equal or less than the amount you can purchase. Let us suppose that the SGLI coverage amount for you is $60,000. If thats the case, then you …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 »
The VA Telehealth program was created to provide answers to health related queries over the telephone. This service is available 24/7, including during holidays. If you have symptoms, questions, or need advice about any health care problem, the VA Telehealth nurse is available to offer you advice and help you …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 »
I received a call asking me for a personal credit card number to pay for my prescriptions in advance of getting them filled. Has VA changed their prescription medication policy? The answer to this question is a strict ‘no.’ VA will never ask for financial details over the phone. If …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 »
If an OIF/OEF reservist was medevacd out of Iraq and did not complete two years of active duty, is s/he still eligible for 2 years of free VA health care?
Reservists/National Guard are not required to complete two years of active duty service but rather the term for which they are called. Additionally, any active duty service member injured on active duty and subsequently discharged as a result of a disability incurred in the line of duty is automatically eligible …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 »