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Medicaid Overview

What is Medicaid? Every state runs a Medicaid program although it may be called something else. For example, California has Medi-Cal; Maine has MaineCare. This program provides health insurance for those who can least afford it.  The coverage is very comprehensive - including doctors visits, hospital care, dental care, prescriptions and mental health care. How to I apply?  Contact your more...

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My HealtheVet (MHV)

My HealtheVet (MHV) is the gateway to information about VA veteran health benefits and services more...

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The American Veterans and Servicemembers Survival Guide

This detailed 649 page Veterans and Servicemembers Survival Guide was originally developed by Veterans for America and is now made available free of charge by the National Veterans Legal Services Program on their website. It was published in 2009 so more recent changes will not be included. The Guide provides detailed information about all the VA benefit programs, inclu more...

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TRICARE Medical Benefit Overview

TRICARE is the health care program serving active duty service members, National Guard and Reserve members, retirees, their families, survivors and certain former spouses worldwide.  more...

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VA Dental Insurance Program (VADIP)

VA is implementing a comprehensive national VA Dental Insurance Program (VADIP) to give enrolled Veterans and CHAMPVA beneficiaries the opportunity to purchase dental insurance through Delta Dental and MetLife at a reduced cost. Participation is voluntary. Purchasing a dental plan does not affect Veterans’ eligibility for VA dental services and treatment. VADIP opens November 15 for the purchasing of plans, with coverage beginning January 1, 2014. Covered services include di more...

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