The Claimant may qualify for this benefit if the service, financial and medical qualifications are met. The Veteran can also qualify for medical supplies and medicines from the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
The War Veteran must have:
The Widow(er) must not have divorced the Veteran or remarried after the Veteran's death.
The Claimant (Veteran or widow(er) must be certified by a doctor as needing assistance with their daily living activities.
December 7, 1941 through December 31, 1946
June 27, 1950 through January 31, 1955
August 5, 1964 (February 28, 1961 for Veterans who served "in country" before August 5, 1964) through May 7, 1975
August 2, 1990 through a date to be set by Presidential Proclamation or Law