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Through these doors pass America’s finest! Thank you for your service & Thank you for giving us the opportunity to serve you!. Presentation Topics. VA Overview Eligibility / Benefits Means Test / Insurance / Co-Pays Fee Basis Release of Information Telephone Care Shuttle / Travel
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Eligibility / Benefits
Means Test / Insurance / Co-Pays
Release of Information
Shuttle / Travel
Veteran Health Care is paid for by:
* If your financial situation changes significantly, please do not hesitate to request consideration for a hardship
$8 per 30 day supply per medication for priority groups 1 – 6
$9 per 30 day supply per medication for priority groups 7 & 8
For more details, see the “VA Health Care Program
Benefits and Enrollment” brochure
Medical – Eligible for VA care with no co-pays for treatment of conditions related to combat service. The period is up to 5 years, depending on discharge and enrollment dates. Then regular eligibility rules apply.
Dental - Eligible for one course of dental care if they apply within 180 days of discharge and DOD gave no exit exam at discharge.
Mental Health – Mental health screening and readjustment counseling.
Outpatient – Eligibility for Repeat Dental Care
OTHER Considerations (focused and limited care)
Vocational Rehabilitation(Chapter 31); Homeless Program; OEF/OIF; Dental Infection in High Risk Compromised Medical Conditions.
Provide a copy of your medical records related to your visits with
your non-VA provider or any tests completed at a non-VA facility.
Sharing accurate information is the best way to assure you receive safe care.
- Obtain copies of Medical records, Progress Notes, DD214, etc.;
- Have non-VA medical forms completed;
- Request an amendment to Medical record;
- Learn how to obtain copies of Military records.
• Contact Information:
- ROI Office, ext. 33890 and ext. 33891;
- Supervisor, ext. 35543
24 Hours a Day
365 Days a Year
Call “Tele-Care (Ask-a-Nurse)”
8am to 4pm
Monday to Friday
Qualifications for General Travel:
Qualifications for Special Mode Travel (ambulance, wheelchair van):
General Travel $0.415 (41.5 cents) per mile
Scheduled appointments qualify for round-trip mileage.
Unscheduled visits are limited to return mileage only.
Deductible $3.00 one-way ($6.00 round trip)
Deductible requirement is subject to a monthly cap of $18.00. Upon
reaching $18.00 in deductibles or 6 one-way or 3 round trip, whichever
comes first, travel payments made for the balance of that particular
month will be free of deductible charges. (A waiver can be requested
for the deductible)