Free Healthcare Extended To All WWII Veterans

Under the healthcare program, enrollees will be exempt from paying monthly premiums, co-pays or enrollment fees.

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The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is now offering no-cost healthcare for all World War II veterans, regardless of their length of service or financial situation.

Under the program, veterans who served between between December 7, 1941 and December 31, 1946 who enroll in VA benefits are no longer required to pay monthly premiums, co-pays or enrollment fees, the VA said. They are also free to, if applicable, keep their private insurers to work in tandem with the new expanded VA benefits.

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