HEALTH BENEFITS

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Apply by telephone: 1-877-222-VETS (8387), Mon-Fri between 8 am and 8 pm, EST.
Apply online: https://www.vets.gov/healthcare/apply/

If you served in the active military, naval or air service and are separated under any condition other than dishonorable, you may qualify for VA health care benefits.


Disabled American Veterans (DAV)
Office: 407-843-3722 (https://www.dav.org)

DAV is a nonprofit charity that provides support for veterans of all generations and their families. The program serves more than one million Veterans each year. DAV provides transportation for over 700,000 Veterans to medical appointments and helps over 300,000 benefit claims yearly. In 2015, DAV helped obtain more than $4 billion in new and retroactive benefits to care for Veterans, their families and survivor. DAV is also a leader in connecting Veterans with meaningful employment by hosting job fairs and providing resources.


TRICARE
Health Insurance Carrier

TRICARE has numerous podcasts related to health and well-being for Veterans and his/her family members. For example, TRICARE Beneficiary Bulletin #360 was posted August 5, 2016.
The podcast discusses:
• Summertime Healthy Eating
• Preventive Care
• World Breastfeeding Week
Visit the TRICARE Media Center for this and previous podcasts at www.tricare.mil/podcast.

Veterans can also sign up for TRICARE e-mail updates at www.tricare.mil/subscriptions.
Connect with TRICARE on Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus at www.facebook.com/tricare, www.twitter.com/tricare and
www.plus.google.com/+TRICARE.