PACT Act Frequently Asked Questions

September 19, 2022

The PACT Act is a new law that expands VA health care and benefits for Veterans exposed to burn pits and other
toxic substances . This law helps u s provide generations of Veterans—and their survivors — with the care and benefits they’ve earned and deserve.

The Act (1) expands and extends eligibility for VA health care for Veterans with toxic exposures and Veterans of the Vietnam era, Gulf War era, and Post-9/11 era, and (2) expands eligibility for benefits for Veterans exposed to toxic substances .

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