The VA issued a directive stating that veterans may qualify for a personalized medical ID bracelet or pendant upon clinician recommendation.
We believe everyone who needs a medical ID should have one. For veterans, wearing a medical ID is probably the last thing they think about. But being easily identified as having a medical condition can be very important, especially for veterans who have chronic conditions or suffer from injuries like embedded metal fragments.
To learn how to take advantage of this benefit and get a medical ID pendant or bracelet for yourself or a veteran patient, follow one of the on the right side of this page.
It is Veterans Health Administration (VHA) policy that medical ID bracelets and pendants must be available for veteran patients - at no cost. Watch video to learn more.