TLC - Veterans' Health & Financial Benefits

Training for Veterans' Health & Financial Benefits was held Monday, November 20, 2017 and discussed the following topics:

Part 1: TLC Veterans' Health & Financial Overview
Heather Mitchell, LCSW-C, assistant chief of social work; VA MD Healthcare System
A've Childrex, senior social worker, VA MD Healthcare System

  • VA organiztion
  • VA locations
  • Applying for service
  • Eligibility for healthcare
  • Priority groups
  • Health care for service available
  • Medications and supplies
Part II: TLC Veterans' Long-Term Care Services
  • Long-term care services
  • Community care services
  • Cost of care
  • Non-VA care
  • VA and other insurance
  • Information sharing

Part III: TLC Veterans' Benefits
  • Types of benefits
  • Service connection
  • Presumptive illnesses
  • Non-service connected pension
  • Official wartime eras
  • Aid and attendance
  • Dependent benefits
  • Case examples
  • Additional resources