All Veterans are encouraged to enroll in the VA Health Care System. To begin the process, please complete an Application for Health Care Benefits. You can submit the form online, or you may print the form and mail it to us at:
VA Medical Center
Health Administration Service - Eligibility
3701 Loop Road East
Tuscaloosa, AL 35404
You can also bring the form to the medical center. The Eligibility Office is located on the first floor of Building 1 Rm. 111C.
Whether mailing or bringing your application, please include the following items:
- a copy of both sides of your current insurance card (including Medicare or Medicaid)
- a copy of your DD214, 'Armed Forces Report of Transfer or Discharge'
- (Purple Heart recipients only) a copy of your award letter if 'Purple Heart' is not noted on your DD214
To speak to someone in our Eligibility Office, please call (205) 554-2000 (or 1-888-269-3045), Ext. 2228 or 3746.