INSTRUCTIONS FOR COMPLETING ENROLLMENT APPLICATION FOR HEALTH BENEFITS
Please Read Before You Start . . . What is VA Form 10-10EZ used for?
For Veterans to apply for enrollment in the VA health care system. The information provided on this form will be used by VA
to determine your eligibility for medical benefits and on average will take 30 minutes to complete. This includes the time it
will take to read instructions, gather the necessary facts and fill out the form.
Where can I get help filling out the form and if I have questions?
You may use ANY of the following to request assistance:
Ask VA to help you fill out the form by calling us at 1-877-222-VETS (8387).
• Access VA's website at
and select "Contact the VA."
• Contact the Enrollment Coordinator at your local VA health care facility.
• Contact a National or State Veterans Service Organization.
Definitions of terms used on this form:
SERVICE-CONNECTED (SC): A VA determination that an illness or injury was incurred or aggravated in the line of duty, in the
active military, naval or air service.
COMPENSABLE: A VA determination that a service-connected disability is severe enough to warrant monetary compensation.
NONCOMPENSABLE: A VA determination that a service-connected disability is not severe enough to warrant monetary
NONSERVICE-CONNECTED (NSC): A Veteran who does not have a VA determined service-related condition.
ALL VETERANS MUST COMPLETE SECTIONS I - III.
Directions for Sections I - III:
Section I - General Information:
Answer all questions.
Section II - Military Service Information:
If you are not currently receiving benefits from VA, you may attach a copy of
your discharge or separation papers from the military (such as DD-214 or, for WWII Veterans, a "WD" Form), with your
signed application to expedite processing of your application. If you are currently receiving benefits from VA, we will cross-
reference your information with VA data.
Section III - Insurance Information:
Include information for all health insurance companies that cover you, this includes
coverage provided through a spouse or significant other. Bring your insurance cards, Medicare and/or Medicaid card with you
to each health care appointment.
Directions for Sections IV-VI:
ONLY NSC AND 0% NONCOMPENSABLE SC VETERANS MUST COMPLETE THIS
SECTION TO DETERMINE ELIGIBILITY AND COPAY RESPONSIBILITY FOR VA HEALTH CARE ENROLLMENT
AND/OR CARE OR SERVICES.
Financial Disclosure Requirements Do Not Apply To:
a former Prisoner of War; or
those in receipt of a Purple Heart; or
a recently discharged Combat Veteran; or
those discharged for a disability incurred or aggravated in the line of duty; or
those receiving VA SC disability compensation; or
those receiving VA pension; or
those in receipt of Medicaid benefits; or
those who served in Vietnam between January 9, 1962 and May 7, 1975; or
those who served in SW Asia during the Gulf War between August 2, 1990 and November 11, 1998; or
those who served at least 30 days at Camp Lejeune between August 1, 1953 and December 31, 1987.
You are not required to disclose your financial information; however, VA is not currently enrolling new applicants who decline to
provide their financial information unless they have other qualifying eligibility factors. If a financial assessment is not used to
determine your priority for enrollment you may choose not to disclose your information. However, if a financial assessment is used
to determine your eligibility for cost-free medication, travel assistance or waiver of the travel deductible, and you do not disclose
your financial information, you will not be eligible for these benefits.
Complete only the sections that apply to you; sign and date the form.