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Family-to-Family Health Information Centers

Family-to-Family Health Information Centers are nonprofit organizations familiar with the issues facing families with special needs. They can connect you to resources that can provide and finance health care for your children, help locate assistance, and explain legislation.

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Benefits for Families with Special Needs

Learn about federal and state programs that help families with special needs.  Military families can also count on the support of the Exceptional Family Member Program and Military OneSource.

 

 

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Deductions, Allotments and What Comes Out of Your Military Pay

Like a coin, there are two sides of your military paycheck. There’s what goes into your paycheck — basic pay, allowances and special and incentive pays — and there is what comes out.

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Special Needs Consultants: How They Can Help

Special needs consultants through Military OneSource can answer your questions and concerns about the medical care and education of your child or adult family member with special needs.

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Your Leave and Earnings Statement

Your monthly Leave and Earnings Statement, or LES, is one of the most important financial documents you have for mastering your money and achieving your financial goals. Here’s how to decipher the code.

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Working in the Gig Economy: Taxes on Self-Employment

Many military spouses – and even some service members – have started a business or side job in today’s gig economy. Being your own employer means responsibility for additional taxes and tax reporting.

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Veterans Affairs Health Care Benefits

Veterans Affairs operates the nation’s largest integrated health care system with more than 1,400 care sites, including hospitals, community clinics, community living centers, domiciliary, readjustment counseling centers and various other facilities.

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VA Health Care for Veterans

There are many reasons to sign up for VA Health Care, the first being low- to no-cost, quality health care. Learn more about which health care benefits you qualify for and how to apply.

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How to Get Started with Medicare and TRICARE

​Are you or someone in your family turning age 65 soon? Getting TRICARE For Life (TFL) coverage starts with having Medicare Part A and Part B. This webinar will help you learn the basics of TFL and the steps to take to get TFL coverage.
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How to Get Started With Medicare and TRICARE

Getting TRICARE For Life coverage starts with having Medicare Part A and Part B. This webinar will help you learn the basics of TFL and the steps to take to get TFL coverage.
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Understanding How TRICARE For Life Coverage Works

TRICARE For Life is for any TRICARE beneficiary who is entitled to Medicare Part A and has Medicare Part B. This is regardless of your age or place of residence. This webinar will take an in-depth look at all aspects of TRICARE For Life, from. …
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What Is TRICARE For Life

Learn about TRICARE For Life and whether you're eligible. TFL is Medicare-wraparound coverage for TRICARE beneficiaries who have Medicare Part A and Part B. This webinar will take an in-depth look at TFL, from eligibility to how to get care.
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Military Retirement: Do You Have This Covered?

Transitioning to civilian life is just like everything else in military life. Doing it successfully takes preparation.

Federal Assistance Programs Resources

Medicare and Medicaid Websites: Medicare.gov  Medicare is the basic health insurance program for Americans age 65 and older and many people with disabilities. People qualify for Medicare. …