Military Exposure Registry Examination Program

Veterans Health Administration (VHA) in Healthcare
December 19, 2018

Overview

Veterans may have been exposed to a range of chemical, physical, and environmental hazards during military service.

Veterans who believe they may have been exposed to toxins or certain vaccinations with side effects are eligible to receive a voluntary medical assessment that will help the VA track data on Veterans' health.

Administration

Military Exposure Registry Examination Program is administered by Veterans Health Administration (VHA).

Program Requirements:

Registry examinations are not part of the Medical Benefits Package. You do not have to apply for health care to get a registry exam. There are no length-of-service requirements.

For more information, please visit VA's Public Health homepage.

Application Details

To receive a medical exam, contact your local VA Environmental Health Coordinator. Contact information for local health coordinators can be found on VA's Public Health "Directory of Environmental Health Coordinators" page.

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