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VETERANS PRESS: VA Health Care: When you're in, you're in

| October 31, 2023 1:00 AM

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) operates the largest health care system in the country, with more than 1,400 sites of care nationwide. When you become enrolled in the VA health care system, it's for a lifetime. You are instantly and automatically entitled to receive care at any VA location without ever having to register for VA health care benefits again. Learn more at https://www.va.gov/health-care/how-to-apply/.

After you enroll, you can immediately start receiving your health care at a VA facility, or at a later date — the choice is yours. Enrolling in the VA health care system is quick and easy — just complete an online application for Health Benefits online at: https://www.1010ez.med.va.gov/sec/vha/1010ez/. Need help enrolling? Contact the VA toll-free at 1-877-222-VETS (8387).

For local help, see the North Idaho Resource Directory in this publication or see the “How can I get help?” section at Veteranshelpnet.com.