The Division of Veterans Affairs (VA) reaffirms its dedication to increase debt aid for veterans till September 30.
VA will proceed to droop assortment of all veteran’s profit overpayments and medical co-pay money owed incurred after April 1, 2020.
VA is suspending this debt assortment to supply veterans with continued monetary help because of the COVID-19 pandemic. “My high precedence proper now’s to do all the pieces in our energy to assist our veterans, caregivers and their households via this troublesome COVID-19 pandemic,” stated VA Secretary Denis McDonough. “VA will proceed to seek out methods to carry actual aid to 2 million veterans and their households as we combat collectively via this well being disaster.
To assist make knowledgeable decisions for his or her scenario, VA will inform veterans of the existence of their present debt and the expansive aid choices obtainable. These choices embody funds, extension of reimbursement plans, waivers, compromises, and short-term hardship suspensions.
Veterans and beneficiaries who’ve questions on profit overpayments can view regularly requested questions, log on to submit claims, or name 800-827-0648. Name quantity is usually decrease from Tuesday to Friday.
For well being care co-payment money owed, veterans ought to contact the Well being Useful resource Heart at 866-400-1238 for funds.