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Healthcare Services

Definition of Healthcare Priority Groups
Today’s Veterans have a comprehensive medical benefits package, which VA administers through an annual patient enrollment system.  The enrollment system is based on priority groups to ensure health care benefits are readily available to all enrolled Veterans.  Learn more »

Disability Compensation and Patient Expenditures:  Fiscal Year (FY) 2000 to FY 2013
This table shows total disability compensation recipients and total patient counts along with the related expenditures for each.

Number of Veteran Patients by Healthcare Priority Group:  FY 2000 to FY 2014
This table shows the total number of patients in each of the Department of Veterans Affairs’ healthcare enrollment priority group categories.

Average Expenditures Per Patient by Healthcare Priority Group:  FY 2000 to FY 2014
This table shows the average expenditures per patient in each of the Department of Veterans Affairs’ healthcare enrollment priority group categories.

Selected Veterans Health Administration Characteristics:  FY 2002 to FY 2014
This table shows a brief summary of enrollees, outpatient visits, and inpatient admissions.

Benefits Programs

Summary of Veterans Benefits:  FY 2000 to FY 2012
This table provides a summary of all Veterans Benefits Administration program recipients and participants.

Department of Veterans Affairs Education Program Beneficiaries:  FY 2000 to FY 2013
This table shows the number of education program beneficiaries by program type for the Nation.

Department of Veterans Affairs Education Program Beneficiaries by Geography:  FY 2000 to FY 2013
This table shows the number of education program beneficiaries by program type for all states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the Philippines.

Service-connected Disabled Veterans by Disability Rating Group:  FY 1986 to FY 2013
This table shows the total number of Veterans with a service-connected disability by disability rating group.

Burial/Memorial Benefits

National Cemetery Administration (NCA) Summary of Veteran Interments:  FY 2000 to FY 2014
This table provides a summary of Veteran interments by type of interment for fiscal years 2000 through 2014.

NCA Summary of Veteran and Non-Veteran Interments:  FY 2000 to FY 2014
This table provides a summary of Veteran and Non-Veteran interments by type of interment for fiscal years 2000 through 2014.

NCA Summary of Veteran and Dependent Interments by Cemetery Type:  FY 2000 to FY 2014
This table provides a summary of Veteran and Dependent interments by cemetery type by fiscal years 2000 through 2014

 
What’s New!

VA released State/Territories Summary Reports located on the State Summaries page. These summaries contain Veteran population estimates, benefits, expenditures and healthcare utilization information for each state, Puerto Rico, and Guam.
September 22, 2016

VA released Veterans by Period of Service (POS) and by Children in or Not in the Household located on the QuickFacts page in the General Interests category. This chart shows Vetereans by Period of Service and by children in or Not in the household as of 9/30/2014. The POS is for the latest period of service if there are multiple period of services and the total count reflects all living Veterans as of 10/1/2013 or used VA benefits in FY14.
August 25, 2016

VA released Profile of Rural Veterans: 2014. located on the Reports page under the Population category. This profile uses data from the 2014 American Community Survey data to compare the demographic and socioeconomic characteristics of Veterans who live in rural and urban areas. The profile also compares Rural Veterans with Rural non-Veterans.
August 10, 2016

VA released Vietnam Veterans by State: 2014 located on the Reports page in the Period of Service category. This spreadsheet contains data from the 2014 American Community Survey and shows demographic and socioeconomic characteristics of Veterans who belong to the Vietnam Veteran cohort. The spreadsheet includes variables like: raw numbers, gender, education,median personal income, age groups, and other varialbles.
June 24, 2016

VA released Geographic Distribution of VA Expenditures Report (GDX) located on the Expenditures page in the Expenditure Tables category. This report details VA expenditures at the state, county, and Congressional District level. It includes categories such as Compensation and Pension, Construction, Insurance, and Medical Care. Veterans population estimates and the number of unique patients who used VA health care services are also available.
June 8, 2016

VA released Profile of Women Veterans: 2014 located on the Reports page under the Population category. This profile shows the demographics and socioeconomic characteristics of women Veterans. It compares women to men Veterans and women Veterans to women non-Veterans. This report uses data from the 2014 American Community Survey Public Use Microdata Sample.
June 2, 2016

VA released Profile of Post-9/11 Veterans 2014 located on the Reports page under the Period of Service category. This profile uses data from the 2014 American Community Survey and USVETS (2014) data to compare the demographic and socioeconomic characteristics of Post-9/11 Veterans with non-Post-9/11 Veterans and with non-Veterans. It also illustrates utilization differences between Post-9/11 Veterans and other Veterans.
May 6, 2016

VA released Rural Veterans by State located on the Reports page under the Population category.  This spreadsheet contains data from the 2014 American Community Survey and shows the demographic and socioeconomic characteristics of Veterans who live in rural and urban areas.  The spreadsheet includes variables like: raw numbers, unemployment rate, disability rate, median personal income, age groups, period of service and other variables.
April 6, 2016

VA released Profile of Minority Veterans: 2014 located on the Reports page under the Population category.  This report uses data from the 2014 American Community Survey Public Use Microdata Sample to report data concerning the demographics, socioeconomic status, and health charactristics of Minority Veterans.  It also compares major characteristics between Minority Veterans and Minority non-Veterans.
April 5, 2016

VA released 2014 Profile of Unique Veteran Users located on the Reports page under the Utilization of VA Benefits & Services category.  The report provides demographic, socio-economic, and utilization trends of Veterans who used at least one VA benefit or service each year between FY 2005 and FY 2014.  It also includes a comparison of Veterans who used VA benefits to Veterans who did not use VA benefits.  This report updates and replaces all information contained in prior report.
March 28, 2016

VA released Profile of Veterans In Poverty:  2014 located on the Reports page under the Population category.  This report uses 2014 American Community Survey data to compare the demographic and socioeconomic characteristics of Veterans to non-Veterans.
March 24, 2016

VA released Profile of Veterans:  2014 located on the Reports page under the Population category.  This report uses 2014 American Community Survey data to compare the demographic and socioeconomic characteristics of Veterans and non-Veterans.
March 23, 2016

VA released Compensation and Pension by County: 2015 located on the Reports page under the Utilization of VA Benefits & Services category.  This report provides county-level estimates of the number of Veterans who received VA Disability Compensation or Pension benefits during FY 2015.  It includes the Veterans’ total disability rating group, and gender.  Between 2014 and 2015, the number of Veterans receiving disability benefits has increased from 3.9 million to 4.5 million.
March 22, 2016

 
 

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