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Medicare and VA Benefits

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Many Veterans who are eligible to receive their health care at VA facilities may question their need to enroll in Medicare Part B and Part D.

Medicare and VA Basics

It is true you cannot use Medicare at VA facilities. However, if you enroll in Medicare Part B you will have access to non-VA healthcare including doctors, ambulance and hospital outpatient services. Before making a decision to decline Medicare benefits, read the SHIIP factsheet using the link below.