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White River Junction VA Medical Center, Vermont

 

Returning Service Members

Welcome home!

American Solider with U.S. Flag VAMC White River Junction is grateful to the men and women who risk their lives to fight terrorism in Afghanistan, Iraq and many other places around the world.

To Enroll in VA Healthcare

  • Visit your nearest VA Medical Center or Community Based Outpatient Clinic.
  • Fill out the 10-10EZ Application online or in person.
    Click here for 10-10EZ Form
  • Please bring a copy of your DD214 with you to your first visit.

Contact Information

If you have served in Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom (OEF/OIF), please contact us.

We have appointed a special coordinator to assist you in your transition to VAMC White River Junction. Please contact Stephen Plumb, LICSW-SUPV, BCD, OEF/OIF Program Manager at 802-295-9363 x6541.

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Special Eligibility and Coordination of Care for Combat Veterans Serving in Combat Theater After 11/11/1998- Returning Servicemembers (OEF/OIF/OND)

VA is ready to provide health care and other medical services to our nation's returning OEF/OIF/OND Servicemembers. The White River Junction VA Medical Center, Vermont has a team ready to welcome OEF/OIF/OND Servicemembers and to help coordinate their care. For more information about the various programs available for recent returning service members, log on to the Returning Servicemembers web site.

Veterans who served in a theater of combat operations also have special eligibility for VA health care. Under the "Combat Veteran" authority VA provides cost-free health care services and nursing home care for conditions possibly related to military service and enrollment in Priority Group 6 or higher for 5 years from the date of discharge or release from active duty, unless eligible for enrollment in a higher priority group.

Combat Veterans who enroll with VA under this enhanced Combat Veteran authority will continue to be enrolled even after their enhanced eligibility period ends, although they may be shifted to Priority Group 7 or 8, depending on their income level, and required to make applicable copays. Additionally, for care not related to combat service, copays may be required depending on their financial assessment and other special eligibility factors.

NOTE: The 5-year enrollment period applicable to these Veterans begins on the discharge or separation date of the service member from active duty military service, or in the case of multiple call-ups, the most recent discharge date.