IRIS is the Veterans Affairs system to obtain information about military benefits. There are 321 FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) and an Ask a Question option. Answers can be found here for such things as education benefits, how to file a Board of Veterans Appeal, toll-free numbers for contacting the VA about benefits and a listing to help locate VA facilities.
Online guidance to a variety of federal government benefit programs. Benefits information may be located by state, federal agency, and category. Users answering a lengthy questionnaire on the site can retrieve a list of links to benefits programs for which they may be eligible. One of the goals in their mission statement is to continue to add programs and become the single source for Federal, state and local government benefit programs. A search for “veterans” produces a list of 49 potential programs.
--Request Military Records
--Transfer VA Education Benefits
--Apply for VA Housing Benefits
--Blank forms for Veterans Benefits (education, training, housing)
--Disabilities and Medical Conditions (DMC): Program Screening
This section of the main disability information site provides news and information regarding new programs and resources as they become available. Users can also search for state and local resources on a wide variety of topics specific to veterans and members of the military community or click on Subscribe logo to receive RSS feed on topic.
Veterans advocacy and assistance group in this country. Provides free assistance to veterans, their families, their widowed spouses, and their orphans in obtaining benefits and services earned through their military service
Designed to help consumers make important health insurance decisions. The guide explains different types of health insurance, including network-based plans, non-network based coverage, and consumer-directed health plans. It also provides an explanation of terms as well as additional resources to obtain more information.
This innovative tool provides consumers with information they can use to improve the quality of their health care. In addition, the series gives AHRQ researchers and grantees an opportunity to share their findings and to be heard beyond the research community.