Converting to VGLI
Veterans can convert up to $400,000 in coverage under Veterans Group Life Insurance (VGLI).
Date & Time: 9/15/15 | 1:00PM - 4:00PM (Claims Clinic)
Location: VA Medical Center - 200 Veterans Avenue, Beckley WV
Huntington Regional Office will provide a one stop shop for claims processing. Veterans can file new claims, check the status of pending claims or receive claims guidance. In addition, information will be provide on the following benefits: disability compensation, pension, life insurance, loan guaranty, education, and vocational rehabilitation and employment
Parking: Main parking lot
Expected Participants: Veterans, their families, survivors, and stakeholders
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