Upon discharge from active duty, veterans of uniformed services may be eligible for health benefits/disability from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Retirees may also be eligible for these benefits. For general information regarding Veteran Health Care and Benefits, see:
- My HealtheVet (U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs)
- Retired Service Members and Their Families (TRICARE)
- Veterans' Health Care Overview (Military.com)
- Veterans Health Administration (U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs)
- Women Veterans Health Care (U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs)
For any health care through the VA, benefit eligibility must first be established.
- Apply for VA Health Benefits (U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs)
- Do You Qualify for VA Care? (U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs)
After acceptance, care will be provided via your local VA facility:
- Facilites in North Carolina - Facilities Directory (U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs)
- North Carolina Division of Veterans Affairs (NCDVA) (NC Department of Administration)
- State Benefits (NC Department of Administration)
Resources compiled by Christie Silbajoris, Health Sciences Library, UNC-Chapel Hill.
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