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Health Needs and Conditions

At VA, we offer many services and programs for Veterans with specific needs—like women Veterans, Veterans with mental health problems, and elderly or disabled Veterans. We cover the cost of many of these services under the VA health care program. You may be able to get help paying for other services—like dental care—if you qualify for them as an added benefit. Find out how to access services for your specific needs.

Are there any health concerns I should be aware of based on my service history?

Yes. Certain health concerns may be more likely to affect Veterans who served in a specific time and place. Find out which health concerns you should be aware of depending on when and where you served.

Get health information by service dates and locations.


What if I need help understanding my benefits or accessing services?

If you want to know more about your VA health care benefits, your health care team, and where you’ll go for care, we can help. Learn more about your VA health care coverage.

If you need help accessing services, call our toll-free hotline at 1-877-222-VETS (1-877-222-8387), Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (ET).


Can I manage my VA health and benefits online?

Yes. If you’re signed up for the VA health care program, you can manage your VA health and benefits online through Vets.gov:
Refill your prescriptions.
Send a message to your VA health care provider.
Check the status of a disability or pension claim.

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