Veterans Administration Healthcare
Enrolling for Veterans Healthcare
Congress has required that after October 1, 1998, most veterans must be enrolled to receive VA hospital and outpatient care. Congress has also expanded the range of medical services that enrolled veterans may receive. Veterans may apply for enrollment at any time. Here are some common questions about enrollment and benefits.
VA Healthcare Clinics/Hospitals
VA Sierra Nevada Health Care System
RENO VA MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital)
1000 Locust St.
Reno, NV 89502
AUBURN VA CLINIC (Clinic)
11985 Heritage Oaks Pl
Auburn, CA 95603
VA Northern California Health Care System
SACRAMENTO VA MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital)
10535 Hospital Way
Mather, CA 95655
McCLELLAN VA CLINIC (Clinic)
5342 Dudley Blvd
Sacramento, CA 94203
Priority Group 1:
- S/C 50 percent or greater.
Priority Group 2:
Priority Group 3:
- Former POW’s
- Purple Heart
- S/C 10 to 20 percent
- Discharged from Active Duty for disability.
- Special Eligibility under USC Sec 1151
Priority Group 4:
- Aid & Attendance or Housebound
- Determined by VA to be catastrophically disabled.
Priority Group 5:
- Receiving VA Pension
- 0% S/C and income below dollar threshold.
- Receiving Medi-Cal
Priority Group 6:
- WWI and Mexican Border War
- Care associated with Agent Orange, Radiation or Gulf War disorders.
- Any illness associated with period of hostility after November 11, 1998
- Compensable 0% S/C
Priority Group 7:
- Income above VA Means Test and below GMT and agree to pay co-payments.
- a. Non-compensable S/C previously enrolled.
- c. NSC previously enrolled.
- e. Non-compensable not included in a above.
- g. NSC not included in c above.
Priority Group 8:
- Income above VA Means Test and GMT.
- a. 0% s/c enrolled as of 1/14/03 and remain enrolled.
- c. NSC enrolled as of 1/14/03 and remain enrolled.
- e. 0% s/c enrolling after 1/14/03
- g. NSC enrolling after 1/14/03.