VA Medical Center hosting town hall this week for new benefits

Pact Open House Va

The Tuscaloosa VA Medical Center is hosting its latest PACT Town Hall this week, offering veterans a look at brand new benefits to which they may be entitled.

This is event is happening Tuesday, Dec. 13, from 10 a.m. to noon Building 137’s Sports Atrium, and will also be streamed on the facility’s Facebook page for those who can’t make it in person.

Claims assistants from the Veterans Benefits Administration will be on-hand to assist with claims, enrollment and eligibility specialists will be there to assist with enrollment and veterans will be able to schedule a toxic exposure screening at the event.

The PACT Act is a new law that expands VA health care and benefits for veterans who may have been exposed to burn pits and other toxic substances.

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