VA offers health care, health registry evaluations, disability compensation and other benefits to eligible Veterans. Their dependents and survivors also may be eligible for benefits.
Veterans may be eligible for:
- Health registry evaluations, a free medical assessment for possible long-term health problems related to specific environmental hazards
- Disability compensation, monthly payment for disabilities that VA determines are related to military service
- Health care, a full range of medical benefits. There are many ways a Veteran may qualify.
Veterans also may be eligible for other VA programs and services, including education, home loans, and vocational rehabilitation. Read Federal Benefits for Veterans, Dependents and Survivors to learn more.
Children who have certain birth defects and are biological children of Vietnam-era Veterans with qualifying service in Vietnam or Korea may be eligible for VA compensation, health care, and vocational training. Learn more about benefits for children with birth defects.
Spouses and dependent children of living Veterans also may be eligible for health care and other VA benefits. Read Federal Benefits for Veterans, Dependents and Survivors to learn more.
Surviving spouses, dependent children and dependent parents of Veterans who died from health problems related to hazardous exposure during military service may be eligible for health care, compensation, education, and home loan benefits. Find out if you qualify for survivors' benefits.
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