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Old 09-12-2018, 06:53   #1
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Fellow Veterans - Foreign Medical Program

Any fellow disabled veterans have any experience with the Foreign Medical Program (FMP) while cruising?

I'm 100% service connected and collect social security disability (I'm not using medicare and don't think it's available while in another country).

I read that service connected disabilities are covered through FMP but I'm curious if anyone has experience with using the program.
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Old 09-12-2018, 07:04   #2
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Re: Fellow Veterans - Foreign Medical Program

U.S. Veterans traveling or living overseas can telephone the Foreign Medical Program toll free from these countries. These numbers are available from 0805 - 1845 Eastern Time):

Canada 877-345-8179;
Germany 0800-1800-011;
Australia 1-800-354-965;
Italy 800-782-655;
United Kingdom 0800-032-7425;
Mexico 001-877-345-8179;
Japan 00531-13-0871;
Costa Rica 0800-013-0759;
Spain 900-981-776.

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