As of today, more than 1 million Veterans have downloaded the Department of Veterans Affairs’ new VA: Health and Benefits mobile app for fast, secure, on-demand access to the health care and benefits they’ve earned.
Since launching in July of 2021, the app has earned an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars and 4.6 out of 5 stars on the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store, respectively.
Veterans have exchanged more than 1 million secure messages with their health care providers and downloaded more than 3.3 million VA letters and documents. Additionally, Veterans have viewed claims information on the app more than 45 million times.
“Veterans no longer need to go to VA to file and check claims — now, we bring VA to them through our mobile app,” said VA Chief Technology Officer Charles Worthington. “This puts VA’s care and benefits at Veterans’ fingertips, making it easy for them to access VA services wherever and whenever they want.” Read the full release here.