Health Care Benefits Overview, 2021Edition, Vol. 1

Health Care Benefits Overview, 2021Edition, Vol. 1
Title:
Health Care Benefits Overview 2021 Edition, Vol. 1
Format:
Paperback
USA Price: 
Stock:
Backordered
GPO Stock Number:
051-000-00281-4
ISBN:
9780160955907
Description

This booklet is designed to provide Veterans and their families with the information they need to understand VA’s health care system – eligibility requirements, health benefits and services available to help Veterans and to explain copayments that certain Veterans may be charged.

Updated Topics and Benefits!

  • Easy Ways to Apply for Enrollment”
  • “The VA MISSION Act”
  • “Medication Copayments”
  • “Veterans Transportation Service”
  • “VA Dental Insurance Program”
  • “Veterans Crisis Line”

This booklet is not intended to provide information on all the health benefits and services offered by VA. Additional information is available at the following resources:

www.va.gov/Health-Care/

Toll-free at 1-877-222-VETS (8387) Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. ET

Your local VA health care facility’s Enrollment Office.

 

 

 

Table of Contents

Introduction    1

Basic Eligibility for VA Health Care  3

Minimum Duty Requirements  3

Benefits of Enrolling  4

Reasons to enroll?      4

High Quality Care      4

Enrolling in VA Health Care  5

Quickly Find Out If You May Be Eligible For Enrollment   5

You can apply at any VA health care facility            5

Enrollment Priority Groups: What are they and how do they work? 6

The VA MISSION Act  7

Eligibility for Veterans Community Care Program   8

Urgent Care (Community Care)  8

Thank You for Choosing VA 9

Veteran Health Identification Card    9

Schedule an Appointment  10

Coverage Under the Affordable Care Act  12

VA Copayments  13

Urgent Care (Community Care)  13

Outpatient Care  13

Inpatient Care 13

Medications    14

Extended Care Services (Long-Term Care)   14

VA Has Options That Can Help Veterans Pay Copayments 15

Veterans with Catastrophic Disabilities  16

VA and Other Health Plans    17

Private Health Insurance  17

Medicare Coverage  17

Medical Benefits Package  19

Prescription Drugs  19

Counseling  19

Rehabilitation 20

Meeting Women Veterans’ Unique Needs  20

Available Long-Term Care Services  20

Additional Services    20

Advance Directives    22

Medically Related Travel Benefits     24

Health Care Benefits Overview 2021

Additional VA Health Benefits Programs      27

Dependents, Survivors and Certain Caregivers  27

Camp Lejeune Water Contamination Benefits  28

Emergency Care  29

Mental Health Services  31

Caregivers Program    32

Notice of Privacy Practices  34

Services and Tools Available Online 34

Your Personal VA Health Information at Your Fingertips    35

Frequently Asked Questions   39

 

Audience

Military veterans and their families seeking to use the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs health care system and learn more about how it works, with contact information for a variety of VA health care services.


 

Product Details

Availability Details:
Backordered
USA Price:
$9.00
International Price:
$12.60
Publisher:
U.S. Department of Veterans AffairsVeterans Health Administration
Key Phrases:
  • Veterans
  • Healthcare
  • Medications
  • Dental
  • Copayments
Weight:
0.5
Quantity Price:
Discount
Cover:
Paper
Unit of Issue (US):
1
Unit of Issue (Non-US):
1
Record Creation Date:
08/13/2021
Last Status Update:
11/17/2021
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