Women Health Care Benefits

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

Overview

The Department of Veteran's Affairs (VA) provides comprehensive medical services for women Veterans including:

  • Health promotion and disease prevention
  • Primary care
  • Women's gender-specific health care, e.g., hormone replacement therapy, breast and gynecological care, maternity and limited infertility (excluding In-vitro fertilization)
  • Acute medical/surgical, telephone, emergency, and substance abuse treatment
  • Mental health services
  • Domiciliary, rehabilitation, and long-term care

This program is available at all VA Medical Centers.

Administration

Women Health Care Benefits is administered by Veterans Health Administration (VHA).

Program Requirements:

You must be enrolled in the VA health care system (or qualify based on one of the exceptions in the law). Go to "Medical Benefits Package" to see the program requirements.
 

Generally, in order to receive VA benefits and services the Veteran/Servicemember's character of discharge or service must be under other than dishonorable conditions (e.g., honorable, under honorable conditions, general). However, individuals receiving undesirable, bad conduct, and other types of dishonorable discharges may qualify for VA benefits depending on a determination made by VA.

Application Details

For information on how to apply, contact the Women Veterans Program Manager at your nearest VA Medical Center for help with VA health care services.

Contact:

1-877-222-8387

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