VA published new rules on April 4, 2023, that exempts eligible American Indian and Alaska Native Veterans from copayments for health care and all urgent care visits received on or after January 5, 2022.

Copays for domiciliary care, institutional respite care, institutional geriatric evaluation and nursing home care are still required.  Veterans seeking copayment exemption must submit copies of VA Form 10-334 and official tribal documentation to begin receiving this new benefit.

For more information about the 2023 VA health care copay rates, please visit: