Health Care

Enrolling in the VA Health Care system is very easy, and requires completion of only one form in most instances.  To enroll, you will need proof of your military service, and income information (if you are receiving compensation for a service-connected condition, you will not need these, but it would be helpful to bring your VA claim number).
You can the VA 10-10 ez enrollment form by visiting one of these locations: 

West Palm Beach
VA Medical Center

7305 North Military Trail
West Palm Beach, Fl 33410-6400

Enrollment open Mon - Fri, excluding holidays
8:00 am to 3:00 pm
Located at the corner of
Military Trail and
Blue Heron Blvd.
I-95, exit 55 West for approx. 1/2 mile

St. Lucie County Veteran Services
Ph: (772) 337-5670
Fax: (772) 337-5678

Two locations:

437 North 7th Street,
in the St. Lucie Co. Community Services Building - corner of Ave. D & 7th Street

1664 SE Walton Rd.
Suite 205
in the St. Lucie County Walton Road Annex Bldg. east of US Hwy 1

VA Community Based
Outpatient Clinic -
Ft. Pierce
(772) 595-5150

727 north US Highway 1
Fort Pierce, Fl 34950
(772) 595-5150

Open Mon - Fri,
excluding holidays
8:30 am to 4:40
closed from 12 noon to 1:00 pm for lunch
Located in the Pelican Shopping Center
on US 1 & Seaway Drive

Please note: this is not a Walk-In Clinic !  You must be enrolled prior to making an appt!

Currently, there are EIGHT priorities of health care access. The highest priorities are reserved for veterans with service-connected disabilities.

Priority Group1 is for veterans with service-connected conditions rated 50% or above.

Priority Group 2 is for veterans with service-connected conditions rated 30% to 40%.

Priority Group 3 is for veterans with service-connected conditions rated 10% to 20%; veterans who are former Prisoners of War; veterans who were discharged from active duty for a disability occurring in the line of duty and/or Purple Heart recipients.

Priority Group 4 is for veterans in receipt of A & A and/or housebound benefits; veterans determined by the VA to be in catastrophically disabled.

Priority Group 5 is for veterans who are receiving VA pension benefits; veterans who are 0% service-connected and whose income and net worth are below the established VA Means test thresholds; veterans eligible for Medicaid.

Priority Group 6 is for compensable 0% service-connected veterans; WW I veterans; Mexican Boarder War veterans; veterans solely seeking care for disorders associated with exposure to herbicides while serving in Vietnam; or exposure to ionizing radiation during atmospheric testing or during the occupation of Hiroshima and Nagasaki; or for disorders associated with service in the Gulf War; or for any illness associated with service in combat in a war after the Gulf War or during a period of hostility after November 11, 1998.

Priority Group 7 is for non service-connected veterans and 0% service-connected veterans whose income exceeds the established dollar threshold or whose income and net worth exceeds $50,000 and who agree to make co-payments for medical care.

Priority Group 8 

Effective January 16, 2003, VA is not accepting non-compensable 0% service-connected veterans nor non-service connected veterans whose income and/or net worth is above the VA Means Test threshold.

If you do not have a service-connected condition or do not fall into one of the special categories, you will  be asked to provide information for a "means test."
Veterans enrolling in the year 2010 are asked to report their income for the year 2009