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Utilization

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VA Utilization Profile

VA Utilization Profile 2016
VA’s delivers a wide array of benefits and services to eligible Veterans, dependents and survivors to help ease the transition from the military to civilian life and to improve quality of life. This profile highlights these programs, which are overseen by three administrations: Veterans Health Adminitration (VHA), Veterans Benefits Administration, (VBA) and National Cemetery Administration (NCA). VHA, provides Health Care and Pharmacy, VBA, provides Compensation and Pension disability benifits, Education Assistance, Life Insurance, Vocational Rehabilitation/employment services, and Home Loan Guaranty assistance. NCA provides memorial benefits including graves, markers, flags, medallions and burial allowances.

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 2018
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 2018
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 2018
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 2015
This table shows a brief summary of enrollees, outpatient visits, and inpatient admissions.

Benefits Programs

Summary of Veterans Benefits:  FY 2000 to FY 2016
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 2016
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 2016
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 2016
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 2017
This table provides a summary of Veteran interments by type of interment for fiscal years 2000 through 2017.

NCA Summary of Veteran and Non-Veteran Interments:  FY 2000 to FY 2017
This table provides a summary of Veteran and Non-Veteran interments by type of interment for fiscal years 2000 through 2017.

NCA Summary of Veteran and Dependent Interments by Cemetery Type:  FY 2000 to FY 2017
This table provides a summary of Veteran and Dependent interments by cemetery type by fiscal years 2000 through 2017

 
What’s New!

VA released Veterans Day 2019: Veterans Keep On Serving This infographic highlights how Veterans continue to serve in Government and the private sector. November 8, 2019

VA released Compensation and Pension by County 2018 This report shows the number of Veterans in each state and county who received monthly Disability Compensation and Pension payments during fiscal year 2018. It also includes breakdowns by disability rating groups, age groups, and gender. October 8, 2019

VA released Memorial Day 2019: VA Honors All Who Have Served and Died This Memorial Day infographic illustrates the sacrifice of America's Veterans during the battle, other deaths while in service, and after leaving the military. The infographic also provides key statistics on how VA's National Cemetery Administration memorializes Veterans.

VA released Veteran Population InfographicThe Veteran Population Projection Model process includes blending data from various data sources to produce Veteran counts at the national, state and below state levels for certain demographics. It includes projecting the number of Veteran records out into the future for 30-years. The projeced Veteran population is both declining in number and becoming more evenly distributed in age. Whereas the annual change for the total Veteran population is -1.8 percent per year and the male Veteran population is -2.2 percent per year, the annual change to the female Veteran population is +0.6 percent per year. May 10, 2019

 
 

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