Can the VA help with medical bills?

Can the VA help with medical bills?

The United States Department of Veterans Affairs can help. The agency created a resource known as the VA Medical Care Hardship Program. The program is focused on helping people with paying off their medical bills and health care expenses.

Where can I get help for a VA claim?

Go to to find a Veterans Service Officer who can provide free, expert assistance. Gather supporting documents, including your DD-214, service and private medical records, and buddy statements. Initiate your claim at or call 1-800-827-1000 for assistance.

How do I file a VA medical claim?

You can pay online, by phone, in person at your local VA medical facility, or by mail.

  1. Online: Pay directly from your bank account, by debit card, or credit card at the website.
  2. By Phone: 888-827-4817.
  3. In Person: Pay at your local VA Medical Center Agent Cashier’s Office.

Do all veterans have insurance?

All Veterans receive coverage for most care and services, but only some will qualify for added benefits like dental care.

Does Medicare pay VA copays?

Medicare does not pay for any care that you receive at a VA facility. VA benefits will not pay for Medicare cost-sharing (deductibles, copayments, coinsurances).

Where can I get help filing a VA claim?

If you need help filing a claim or appeal, you may want to work with an accredited attorney, a claims agent, or a Veterans Service Officer (VSO). We trust these professionals because they’re trained and certified in the VA claims and appeals processes and can help you with VA-related needs.

How can I check the status of my VA claim?

If you filed a claim with VA directly for Veteran’s care, you can check the status of your VA claim through the VA Customer Engagement Portal (CEP). CEP is a reporting tool that allows registered users on demand access to research, claims (HCFA 1500 or CMS 1450) status, and information about past, current, and future payments.

How to submit a claim for VA Community Care?

Submit to VA: Electronic Data Interchange (EDI): Payer ID for medical claims is 12115. Payer ID for dental claims is 12116. If electronic capability isn’t available, providers can submit claims by mail. MEDICAL & DENTAL. VHA Office of Community Care P.O. Box 30780 Tampa, FL 33630-3780. Local Contract Submit to VA

How does Veterans Affairs pay for health care?

Veterans Affairs manages several health care programs that reimburse private health care providers for caring for our Veterans and their eligible family members. Unfortunately, these health care programs have a different statutory and regulatory authority, which creates diverse payment methodologies.