Search form

1
2
OR
 
 

Health Insurance

 

Learn about Veteran health benefits and services, eligibility, enrollment, the health identification card, and health care options. 


 
Currently showing 91 local programs & services.
Enter a City, County or Zip code and filter the results by location.
  • Transitioning to new medical coverage when reaching age 65 can seem like a daunting task. Many people wonder how Medicare and TriCare for Life work together.

    Read More
  • The very first step in obtaining access to your VA Health Benefits is to apply for enrollment. Effective immediately, Veterans who served in a theater of combat operations after November 11, 1998, can complete applications for enrollment in VA health care by telephone without the need for a signed paper application. All other Veterans may apply by phone starting July 5, 2016.

    Read More
  • Learn more about "My HealtheVet", the VA's Personal Health Record, designed for Veterans, active duty Servicemembers, their dependents, and caregivers.

    Read More
  • The Veteran Health Identification Card (VHIC) is issued only to Veterans who are enrolled in the VA health care system. It is for identification and check-in at VA appointments. It cannot be used as a credit card or an insurance card, and it does not authorize or pay for care at non-VA facilities.

    Read More
  • The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced its proposed access standards for community care and urgent care provisions that will take effect in June and guide when Veterans can seek care to meet their needs under the MISSION Act – be it with VA or with community providers.

     Under the MISSION Act, signed by President Trump in June 2018, there are six different eligibility criteria for community care:

    Read More
  • VA has announced the launch of Concierge for Care, a health care enrollment initiative that connects with former service members shortly after they separate from the service.Learn more about the VA's Concierge of Care service.

    Read More
  • The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is committed to informing enrolled Veterans about VA health benefits and services they have earned and deserve. All new enrollees will receive a personalized Veterans Health Benefits Handbook, generally two weeks after enrollment has been confirmed.

    Read More
  • Beginning January 1, 2019, more adults in Virginia will have access to quality, low-cost health insurance. Thousands of Virginians aged 19-64 will soon be able to get needed health care.

    Read More