What are the co-payments for Veterans (PART 1)?

There are no costs for certain veterans and low-income veterans. The following veterans are eligible to receive cost-free health care benefits automatically:

  • A service-connected veteran receiving VA compensation benefits
  • A veteran seeking care for a specific service-connected disability
  • Former POWs
  • Purple Heart Medal recipients
  • A veteran with conditions related to exposure to herbicides during the Vietnam-era, ionizing radiation during atmospheric testing, ionizing radiation during the occupation of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
  • A veteran who sustained a service-related condition while serving in the Gulf War, in combat in a war after the Gulf War, or during a period of hostility after November 11, 1998
  • A veteran with military sexual trauma
  • A veteran with cancer of the head or neck caused by nose or throat radium

treatments given while in the military

  • A veteran who is participating in a VA approved research project

David Wingate has written a FREE HANDBOOK on Veteran’s Benefits, if you desire a copy please visit the Senior Life Care Planning’s website or email at info@seniorlcp.com, or call the Frederick Office at 301 663 9230.

Additionally, for more information and articles on VA Benefits go to our Senior LCP's Veteran's Blog

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