Do I quality for travel benefits?

You may qualify for beneficiary travel payments if you fall into one of the following categories:

  • You are traveling for a scheduled compensation or pension exam
  • You are traveling for treatment of a service connected condition
  • You have a service-connected rating of 30% or more
  • You receive a Veteran's Affairs (VA) pension
  • Your household income does not exceed the maximum annual VA pension rate
  • Your medical condition requires an ambulance or a specially equipped van, you are unable to defray the cost, and the travel is pre-authorized (authorization is not required for emergencies if a delay would endanger your life or health

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1. Do I have to enroll to receive Veteran's Affairs health care?
2. I am a recently discharged combat veteran. Must I pay Veteran's Affairs co-payments?
3. Hearing aids and eyeglasses are listed as "limited" benefits, under what circumstances do I qualify?
4. Do I qualify for routine health care at non-Veteran's Affairs facilities at Veteran's Affairs expense?
5. Am I eligible for emergency care at non-Veteran's Affairs facilities?
6. Do I quality for travel benefits?