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VA Nursing Homes

The Department of Veteran Affairs offers nursing home coverage for veterans, but there are strict guidelines. You can get this type of coverage for an elderly veteran either through the VA Healthcare system or through your state’s Veterans Homes system.

VA nursing homes look for qualifying veterans are those who:

  • Have a service related disability rating of 70% or more.
  • Have a combined disability rating of 70% or more.
  • Have an official rating of “permanent and totally disabled”, which means that he/she could Have a lower disability rating, but is not considered employable.
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