Who needs a VA Form 21-8416?
VA Form 21-8416 is actually a medical expense report for the Department of Veteran Affairs. The veterans must send it if they seek reimbursement for their medical expenses.
What is Medical Expense Report for?
This report is used by the VA officials when they decide on reimbursement of medical expenses for veterans and their families. Some of the medical expences may be deductable from your income, such as hospital expences, office visits, dental fees, medicines, eyeglasses, hearing aids, home aid services, nursing home fees and transportation for medical purposes, including taking a bus or a taxi and parking.
Is VA fillable form 21-8416 accompanied by other forms?
It is an expense report so it is obligatory to provide the receipts to prove your medical expense claim.
When is Form 21-8416 due?
There is no specific due date to the VA Form 21-8416 medical expense report. But you should know that it takes 8 to 10 months on average to process your application.
How do I fill out VA 21-8416 Form?
You need to put your name and address, your social security number and your VA file number. After that, fill in the table of all the medical expenses you’d like to have reimbursed. If you’re not sure if some of them are allowable, just include more details about them and the board will inform you. You can include medical expenses for your spouse and children here. Write the purpose of your payment (nursing home, dental care, eyedoctor appointment), its actual amount and its date. Don’t forget the name of the hospital, doctor or lab which received the payment and the person who needed help (you or your spouse).
Where do I send Form 21-8416?
Call the Veteran Administration to learn where to send the VA medical expense report.