Veterans and their loved ones may be eligible for health benefits and medical assistance, including the basic Medical Benefits Package for Veterans, which may include eligibility for dental and mental health benefits, as well as care for dependents and family including Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) (CHAMPVA).
All enrolled Veterans receive the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA's) comprehensive Medical Benefits Package, which includes preventive, primary and specialty care, as well as diagnostic, inpatient and outpatient care services. Veterans may receive additional benefits, such as dental care depending on their unique circumstances.
To check your eligibility, visit the Basic Medical Benefits Package for Veterans program page to take a quick questionnaire, or use the Benefit Finder to compare your eligibility to over 1,000 assistance programs. If you are eligible for the Basic Medical Benefits Package for Veterans, you may also be entitled to help to specialized healthcare programs including:
To apply, complete the VA Form 10-10EZ, Application for Health Benefits online, on the VA’s website.
Health Care Benefits for Dependents (CHAMPVA) is a comprehensive health care benefits program in which the VA shares the cost of covered health care services and supplies with eligible beneficiaries.
For your dependents to be eligible for CHAMPVA, they cannot be eligible for TRICARE/CHAMPUS, and must be in one of these categories:
To check your eligibility, visit the CHAMPVA program page to take a quick questionnaire, or use the Benefit Finder to compare your eligibility for over 1,000 assistance programs.
Visit the Browse by Agency page to filter your search for benefit programs by their managing agency. Benefits.gov provides information on a variety of resources for members of the military and their families, such as housing loans, healthcare, counseling, and career assistance, and you can check your eligibility using the Benefit Finder questionnaire.
We hope these resources will help you discover benefits you may eligible for. We encourage everyone to take time this month and throughout the year to appreciate our armed forces and their service to our country.