PACT Act claims clinic scheduled for March 15 in St. Cloud
The claims clinic provides access to Veterans Benefits Administration representatives to assist with new, ongoing or supplemental claims for disability compensation claims.
ST. CLOUD — Central Minnesota veterans who served during the Vietnam War, Gulf War era, or Post 9/11 era may have increased health care or compensation benefits due to the PACT Act, a new law that expands VA health care eligibility and benefits for Veterans exposed to burn pits and other toxic substances.
Veterans exposed to burn pits, Agent Orange or other toxic substances are invited to attend a PACT Act claims clinic in Bldg. 8 at the St. Cloud VA Medical Center, 4801 Veterans Drive in St. Cloud on March 15, from 1-5 p.m. The claims clinic is open to all Central Minnesota veterans.
The claims clinic provides personal access to Veterans Benefits Administration representatives to assist with new, ongoing or supplemental claims for disability compensation claims, and with VA health care enrollment specialists.
Assistance at the clinic is available on a walk-in basis. Appointments are also available but limited. Call 320-255-6340 by March 10 to schedule an appointment.
Veterans should bring a copy of their DD-214 or other discharge papers and any recent correspondence from VA about prior or ongoing claims.