Healthcare

va.gov – The VA’s homepage is a great place to start. If you have trouble finding information on their website, try using the search bar at the top of the page. Check out my entry for enrolling at the VA.

http://explore.va.gov/health-care – This is the VA’s dedicated page to the healthcare services they provide. It also gives the VA’s definition of a veteran which will determine your eligibility to use the VA for healthcare. This link also lets you apply to become a new patient at the VA.

http://explore.va.gov/health-care – This is the VA’s Veterans Choice Program. It allows you to seek treatment at local private doctors if you live more than 40 miles from a VA medical center. Just know that there have been severe problems with this relatively new program. Here is just one article explaining the problems.

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