Must You Sign-Up for MEDICARE Part D? | VA Health Care | TRICARE | Health Insurance | theSITREP
Do Veterans who have VA Health Care, TRICARE, and other form of health care coverage need to sign-up for Medicare Part D? In this episode of theSITREP, Paul explains Medicare Part D policy and who to reach out to for help. Visit the links below for additional information on this topic and others.
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New Hampshire 1-866-634-9412
New Jersey 1-800-792-8820
New Mexico 1-800-432-2080
New York 1-800-701-0501
North Carolina 1-855-408-1212
North Dakota 1-888-575-6611
Puerto Rico 1-877-725-4300
Rhode Island 1-888-884-8721
South Carolina 1-800-868-9095
South Dakota 1-800-536-8197
Virgin Islands 1-340-772-7368 (St. Croix area)
Virgin Islands 1-340-714-4354 (St. Thomas area)
Washington DC 1-202-727-8370
West Virginia 1-877-987-4463
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The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is comprised of three different administrations:
(1) Veterans Health Administration (VHA) - Provides health care at 1,298 facilities, including 171 hospitals and 1,113 outpatient clinics, serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.
(2) Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) - Provides a variety of benefits and services for Service Members, Veterans, and their families including compensation, pension and fiduciary, insurance, education, loan guaranty, vocational rehabilitation and employment, and more.
(3) National Cemetery Administration (NCA) - Provides burial space for Veterans and their eligible family members, and maintains national cemeteries as national shrines, sacred to the honor and memory of those interred or memorialized there.
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