You may be able to pay for long term care services through VA, Federal and State programs (Medicare and Medicaid), and through insurance or your private funds.
You can use your Housebound Allowance payments to help pay for the services that you need.
Send a written statement to your Veterans Benefits Administration regional office that includes a report from your doctor that describes your need for these benefits.
The report should include: You can enroll in “Original Medicare” or a “Medicare Advantage Plan.” Once you enroll, you receive services from any organization or provider that accepts Medicare as long as the services are ordered by your doctor, approved by Medicare as being medically necessary, and covered by your plan.
Once you select a plan and enroll, you receive services from any organization or provider that accepts your plan’s coverage as payment as long as the services are approved by your plan as being medically necessary and covered by your plan.
The VA will provide Community Living Center (VA Nursing Home) or community nursing home care IF you meet certain eligibility criteria involving your service connected status, level of disability, and income.