For direct online access to VA benefits and resources, create an account here.
If you spent a short or extended amount of time in a VA hospital (or even a VA-approved hospital) for a disability sustained while serving your country (a service-connected disability) you could be eligible to get additional disability compensation through a temporary 100% disability rating.
Specific types of benefits and compensation:
– Health care
– Increased compensation (payments)
How Do You Become Eligible?
You can get this compensation and/or benefits through the following ways:
– You’re a veteran and you spent more than 21 days in a VA hospital (or other approved hospital) for a service-connected disability
– You’re a veteran and you were under hospital observation for more than 21 days (at the military’s expense) for a service-connected disability
How Exactly Do You Get Them?
Once you do, you can check on the status of the benefits, by clicking here.