Benefits H - N
Health Care & Medical Benefits
Dental insurance for veterans enrolled in Veterans Association (VA) Medical Center.
Veterans Affairs Affordable Care Act
For information about VA health care and the Affordable Care Act, VA encourages Veterans and family members to visit the new website.
VA Health Benefits
Information about applying for VA benefits, cost of care, access health benefits, determine cost of care.
On June 15, 2009, VA amended its regulations to expand enrollment of certain Veterans with higher income. Under this new provision, VA is enrolling Priority Group 8 Veterans whose income does not exceed the new VA National Income Thresholds. This change does not open enrollment to all Priority 8 Veterans.
VA Medical Care (Inpatient & Outpatient)
The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system with over 1,700 sites of care, serving 8.3 million Veterans each year.
VA Public Health
- Diseases and Conditions
- Health and Wellness
- Military Exposures
- Patient Treatment
- Studies and Data
Medical and dental programs for active duty service members and retirees of the seven uniformed services, their family members, survivors and others who are registered in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS).
Health care benefits program for eligible spouses or widows.
Minnesota Veterans Homes
Minnesota Veterans Homes oversees health care in five facilities (throughout Minnesota), keeping in mind the special needs of veterans.
VA's new online gateway to veteran health benefits and services with access to trusted health information, links to Federal and VA benefits and resources, personal health journal and online VA prescription refills.
Chemical Dependency Treatment
Minnesota food helpline, a statewide, toll-free number that provides information and resources to Minnesotans at risk of hunger and those that serve them.
- For Veteran’s Plates - In order to prove eligibility, veteran applicants are required to present a copy of their separation papers (DD 214 or equivalent) at the time of application (PDF). State law requires that these discharges be certified (bearing a raised impression of a seal or a statement attesting to their authenticity). “Ex-POW” may have plates for one vehicle and must have certification from the commissioner of veterans’ affairs.
- Support Our Troops License Plates
Missing in Action (MIA), Killed in Action (KIA), or Prisoner of War (POW)
- Defense Prisoner of War/Missing Personnel Office (DPMO)
- Library of Congress - Vietnam-Era POW/MIA Database
- Minnesota Won't Forget POW/MIA
- National League of Families
- P.O.W Network