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Long-Term Care Coverage for Veterans

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) offers a number of long-term care options through its health plan.

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Eligibility for Veterans' Medical Care

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs provides preventative services, diagnostic and treatment services, and hospitalization to veterans.

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Co-Payments for Veterans' Health Care

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs provides a number of health care services, including nursing home and other long-term care options.

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Veterans' Disability Benefits

The VA offers two disability programs: Disability compensation and disability pension.

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Long-Term Care Benefits for Veterans and Surviving Spouses

Long-term care costs can add up quickly.For veterans and the surviving spouses of veterans who need in-home care or...

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Social Security and Veteran's Administration Issue Guidance on Same-Sex Couples

The Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Veteran's Administration (VA) have begun to issue guidance governing the treatment of same-sex marriages.

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New Rules Will Make It Harder to Qualify for Long-Term Care Help From the VA

The Veteran's Administration will soon begin enforcing new regulations that make it harder to qualify for Aid and Attendance benefits. 

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VA Eliminates Net Worth Requirement for Health Care

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has updated the way it determines eligibility for VA health care benefits, making it easier for many veterans to get access to the benefits. 

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