Veteran Health Care

Veteran Benefits: Caregiver Programs and Services

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VA has long supported Family Caregivers as vital partners in providing care worthy of the sacrifices by America's Veterans and Servicemembers. Each VA medical center has a Caregiver Support Program coordinated by a Caregiver Support Coordinator (CSC). The CSC coordinates Caregiver activities and serve as a resource expert for Veterans, their fam... more

The Affordable Care Act and Medicare

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Turning 65: Medicare Insurance Options

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Change Your Healthcare Plans Oct. 15 - Dec. 7

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This content is provided courtesy of USAA. If you have Medicare Advantage or a Medicare Prescription Drug Plan, it's time for your plan's annual checkup. Each year, Oct. 15-Dec. 7 is the window to make changes to Medicare Advantage or Medicare Prescription Drug coverage. With health care expenses steadily rising, the enrollment period allows y... more

Easing 'Choice Card' Access Causes Concern

Some projections show that requiring the Department of Veterans Affairs to allow veterans who live more than 40 miles from needed VA health care to use private sector care instead could balloon VA health care costs by as much as $46 billion a year. Some veterans' groups and VA officials fear Congress is on a course that could make the prized VA ... more

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