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Health Care Financing & Economics (HCFE)

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 …

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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. …

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How much coverage is available for my spouse?

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 that’s the case, then you …

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Should I complete an Advanced Directive?

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. …

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What is VA’s policy on flag folding recitations?

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 VA’s 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 …

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