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United States Department of Veterans Affairs

Veterans Health Identification Card (VHIC)

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

810 Vermont Ave NW, Washington, DC, 20420-0002

Distance: 26 Miles

(800) 877-8387

Website

http://www.va.gov/healthbenefits/vhic

Service Details

Description

The Veteran Health Identification Card (VHIC) is for identification and check-in at VA appointments.


The card provides:
* Increased security for Veteran's personal information
* Unique number to help retrieve health records
* Accessibility - braille helps visually impaired Veterans
* Anti-Counterfeiting - Microtext helps prevent reproductions
* A salute to your military service - The emblem of your latest branch of service is displayed on your card. Several special awards will also be listed.


Features

  • Client Information and Specialization
    • Veteran 
  • Payment
    • Free / no cost to eligible clients 

Eligibility

The VHIC is issued only to Veterans who are enrolled in the VA health care system.


Application Instructions

If not currently enrolled with the VA for health care, you can apply online at: https://www.vets.gov/health-care/apply or by calling 1-877-222-VETS (8387). You may also apply for enrollment in person at your local VA medical facility.


Area Served

Nationwide


Websites

Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Crisis Line - Veteran Crisis / Suicide Prevention (800) 273-8255
Toll Free (800) 827-1000

Last Update

6/28/2019

Other Locations

This provider does not offer this service at other locations.

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