When Veterans served our country overseas, many of them were exposed to toxins – burn pits, Agent Orange, and other hazards – that led them to develop health conditions long after they came home. The PACT Act, VA has expanded health care and benefits for Veterans and their survivors – including Vietnam-era, Gulf War-era, and Post-9/11 Veterans.
Lauren Ruchin from Veterans Affairs defines the PACT Act and explains how hospice, palliative care, and other healthcare providers can support Veterans and survivors applying for VA benefits.
This webinar discusses:
- Definitions of the PACT Act & toxic exposure
- Identifying key components of the PACT Act
- Reviewing progress related to the PACT Act over the past year
- Discussing VA Health Care Enrollment Eligibility
- Defining Toxic Exposure Screening at the Veterans Health Administration
- Defining presumptive condition & review PACT Act presumptive conditions and locations
- Reviewing how providers can support
Does this webinar provide continuing education credits?
This webinar does not provide continuing education credits.