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April 14, 2014. Who is VA…..VBA, VHA, VCA Who is not VA…..ODVA, VSO Healthcare Basics How to Apply Resources.

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1 April 14, 2014

2 Who is VA…..VBA, VHA, VCA Who is not VA…..ODVA, VSO Healthcare Basics How to Apply Resources

3 Department of Veterans Affairs VBA Regional Offices VHAVISNHospitalsCBOC Vet Center VCA Cemeteries

4 Not The VA  Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs (ODVA) -Ran by the State of Oregon -Offers Benefits to Oregon Resident Veterans -Helps File Claims -Trains the County Veterans Service Officers  County Veteran Service Officers (VSO) -Helps Veterans apply for Benefits/File Claims -Ran by each County

5  Not Insurance…It’s a Benefit  Not everyone qualifies  Honorable Discharge (Some cases of “Other Than Honorable”)  8 Priority Groups  Co-pays  Work within a VISN  Travel Pay for those who qualify  Not Insurance…It’s a Benefit  Not everyone qualifies  Honorable Discharge (Some cases of “Other Than Honorable”)  8 Priority Groups  Co-pays  Work within a VISN  Travel Pay for those who qualify

6 Standard Benefits Preventive Care Services Immunizations Physical Examinations (including eye and hearing examinations) Health Care Assessments Screening Tests Health Education Programs Ambulatory (Outpatient) Diagnostic and Treatment Services Medical Surgical (including reconstructive/plastic surgery as a result of disease or trauma) Mental Health Substance Abuse Hospital (Inpatient) Diagnostic and Treatment Services Medical Surgical (including reconstructive/plastic surgery as a result of disease or trauma) Mental Health Substance Abuse

7 Prescription Drugs (when prescribed by a VA physician) Limited Benefits The following care services (partial listing) have limitations and may have special eligibility criteria: Ambulance Services Dental Care Eyeglasses Hearing Aids Home Health Care Maternity and Parturition (Childbirth) Services—usually provided in non-VA contracted hospitals at VA expense; care is limited to the mother and newborn. VA may furnish health care services to a newborn child of a woman Veteran who is receiving maternity care furnished by VA beginning with the date of birth plus the first seven calendar days after birth. Non-VA Health Care Services

8 Specialty Programs  Homeless Programs  OEF/OIF/OND  Caregiver Support  Women’s Health  Suicide Prevention  Rehabilitation Centers  Voluntary  Community Living Centers  Inpatient PTSD  Military Sexual Trauma (MST)  Adaptive Sports

9  Where to Apply…  You can apply online  You can go to the Eligibility office at your local VA  Demob process  Fill out the VA FORM 10-10EZ  DD214 member 4 copy (shows discharge type)

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12    https://www.myhealth.va.gov https://www.myhealth.va.gov  https://www.ebenefits.va.gov https://www.ebenefits.va.gov    https://www.nrd.gov/ https://www.nrd.gov/


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