VA Long Beach Healthcare System

VA Go Green Initiative  

New VA Green Initiative!



(For those eligible for Beneficiary Travel Benefits)

Effective January 1, 2012

  • VALBHS is changing beneficiary travel mileage reimbursement from a cash reimbursement process to an electronic funds transfer (EFT) process (Direct deposit to your bank account)
  • We are making this change to better serve our Veterans:
    • No Lines
    • No Waiting
    • Physical Safety
    • Security of Funds
    • Saves Resources That Are Better Spent on You
    • Consistent with Practices Used by VBA and Social Security
      • Reduces Fraud
      • Eliminates Lost Checks
      • Reduces Duplicate Payments
  • Complete form before January 1, 2012
  • Form is available in Beneficiary Travel office and on our website: Click Here to Download Form 

Questions about Payments: 562-826-8000 ext. 3531

Questions about the Program: 562-826-8000 ext. 5888