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Can a veteran apply for medical benefits through the Department of Veterans Affairs?

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Veterans have the option of applying for health and medical benefits online through the Department of Veterans Affairs, as of 2015. No additional documents are needed to verify military service, as the VA can obtain that information on the applicant's behalf.

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Can a veteran apply for medical benefits through the Department of Veterans Affairs?
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When a veteran applies for health and medical benefits online, it helps to reduce the processing time for enrollment, allowing the veteran to access the necessary benefits more quickly. Veterans can also apply for health and medical benefits in person at a local VA office, by mail or by telephone using an established toll free number, as of 2015.

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