New program in Cass County for Veteran health services

CASS COUNTY, Mich. – Cass County, Cass County Veterans Services Office, and the Van Buren/Cass District Health Department have teamed up to provide health services of up to $1,000 for local veterans.

Services are provided by the Van Buren/Cass County Health Department for veterans up to $1,000 per person after private insurance. Insurance is not required to take part in this benefit.

“We are proud to partner with Cass County to honor our local veterans in a tangible way. It has always been a priority at the Health Department to serve all residents and it’s especially important to us that we make it easy for veterans to access health services.” Said Health Officer Jeff Elliott.

All honorably discharged veterans who are residents of Cass county are eligible for the services.

Proof of residency must be shown as well as discharge papers and any insurance cards they may have.

Registration with the health department is required and once eligible a health care plan will be developed.

There is a total of $21,700 available for the health services program.

Interested veterans should schedule an appointment at 800-210-1921 or by calling the Veterans Service Officer directly at 269-445-4472.

More information can be found on the health department’s website.

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