Thousands of veterans deluge VA with claims for toxic exposure benefits, health care

VA has set up website at as well as a phone number, 800-698-2411, for veterans to call for more information or to file claim

By: - November 23, 2022 12:14 pm
Montana Democratic U.S. Sen. Jon Tester

Montana Democratic U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, chairman of the Veterans Affairs Committee, speaks at a June 7, 2022, press conference on legislation to provide health care for veterans exposed to burn pits. (Jennifer Shutt, States Newsroom)

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Jennifer Shutt
Jennifer Shutt

Jennifer covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include congressional policy, politics and legal challenges with a focus on health care, unemployment, housing and aid to families.