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 »
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 »
Under what circumstances is a Coast Guard veteran eligible for healthcare enrollment? The eligibility requirements for VA Heath Care benefits are no different for a veteran currently serving or who has served in the Coast Guard than veterans who served or are serving in the Air Force, Navy or other …Read More »
Yes. DoD authorized payment of hostile fire pay to Military personnel who were at the Pentagon and the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001 for any period of time from the time of the attack until midnight of that same day.Read More »
http://www.benefits.va.gov/homeloans/docs/foreclosure_avoidance_fact_sheet.pdf link has all the facts gathered in one place to provide users with information related to the tools which can be utilized to avoid foreclosure. It also contains information regarding residential loan delinquencies.Read More »
Does special operations service in the Philippines constitute combat veteran status with health care eligibility?
A recently discharged veteran served in special operations in the Philippines. Is he classified as a combat veteran eligible for health care? If the provided service date of a veteran is post October 31, 2001 then the veteran is eligible for health care. You may refer to VHA Directive 2004-017, …Read More »
Do veterans enrolled in the VA health care system have to pay the deductibles that their insurance carrier requires when treated at VA?
No. Veterans are not required to make payments for VA healthcare services. A number of companies which deal with insurance are applying charges annually related to VA co-payment as a part of the deductibles.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 »
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 »
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 »