The PACT Act is a new law that expands VA health care and benefits for Veterans exposed to burn pits, Agent Orange, and other toxic substances.
The PACT Act :
*Expands and extends eligibility for VA health care for Veterans with toxic exposures and
Veterans of the Vietnam, Gulf War, and post-9/11 eras;
*Adds 20+ more presumptive conditions for burn pits, Agent Orange, and other toxic
*Adds more presumptive-exposure locations for Agent Orange and radiation; and
*Requires VA to provide a toxic exposure screening to every Veteran enrolled in VA
If you’re a Veteran or survivor, you can file claims now to apply for PACT Act-related benefits. Call 800-698-2411 (TTY: 711). You can also file a claim for PACT Act-related disability compensation or apply for VA health care.
File a disability claim online here: https://www.va.gov/disability/file-disability-claim-form-21-526ez/introduction
Apply for VA healthcare here: https://www.va.gov/health-care/apply/application/introduction