VA - Health Care - Pharmacy Service
Managing Agency Veterans Health Administration (VHA) http://www.va.gov/health
Program DescriptionTo qualify for the prescription benefit provided by VA Pharmacy Service, you must be enrolled in and receiving health care from the VA health care system or be eligible based on one of the exceptions in the law.
Only prescriptions written by a VA health care provider or a VA-authorized provider can be provided by VA to eligible veteran patients. Your VA provider will review any prescriptions from a private health care provider during a medical visit to determine if they can be rewritten by a VA healthcare provider and dispensed from a VA pharmacy.
VA Pharmacy Service provides prescription drugs and medical supplies from VA pharmacies to eligible veterans. The prescriptions may be received at a VA pharmacy or mailed to your home address.
General Program RequirementsThe prescription drug benefit is part of VA's Medical Benefits Package. You must be enrolled in the VA health care system or be eligible based on one of the exceptions in the law.
For information on-line for the VA's Medical Benefits Package, please go to http://www.va.gov/healtheligibility/coveredservices/StandardBenefits.asp.
Your Next StepsThe following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this benefit.
Application ProcessFor more information, see the Program Contact Information below.
Program Contact Information
For more information about this program and how to apply, visit: http://www.va.gov/healthbenefits/
Or call the Health Benefits Service Center at this toll-free number: 1-877-222-8387