Additional Support Benefits
VEBA provides resources to help you manage your health and navigate your care.
Teladoc Medical Experts
What Is It: Get a second opinion before you make a major medical decision. Teladoc Medical Experts is a no-cost service that provides you with access to world-renowned doctors and specialists when you have a major illness or injury. A team of physicians will confidentially review your medical records and provide you with a second opinion about your diagnosis and recommended treatment.
What Is It: Don’t sit on hold. Get help navigating the health care system. When you contact VEBA Advocacy, you’ll be connected with a dedicated specialist who will help you get answers to your questions, resolve benefits-related issues, make appointments, and get more information about recommended tests, treatments and prescribed medications.
Optum Emotional Wellbeing Solutions (formerly Optum EAP)
What Is It: You have someone to talk to when you need help through life’s challenges. Speak to a consultant for help with problems and issues related to:
- Your relationships
- Your job
- Child care and elder care
- Money management
- Legal assistance
- Substance abuse
- Grief and loss
Services offered through Optum Emotional Wellbeing Solutions are offered at no cost to you and your covered family members.
Optum Dedicated Consultants
What Is It: Quickly get support when you need it. Optum Dedicated Consultants are available to you virtually or onsite at the VEBA Resource Center – Kearny Mesa location. Receive assistance for a variety of issues — from stress and relationship issues to communication strategies and beyond. This is a no-cost service to VEBA beneficiaries only.
Get Started: Click here to make an appointment
VEBA Resource Center (VRC)
What Is It: VEBA’s top priority is empowering our members to become advocates for their well-being. The VRC offers a wide range of programs and services focusing on a holistic, individualized approach. Care for your mind, body and spirit by accessing these VRC resources:
- On-site and off-hour appointments
- Telephonic counseling and support
- Free childcare during on-site appointments
- Financial assistance
- Transportation support
What Is It: If you’re no longer eligible for VEBA or are choosing to discontinue your VEBA plan, we have your back! We’re partnering with LIG Solutions, a trusted advisor licensed in all 50 states, to ensure you have the resources you need to make confident decisions around your health coverage. This is a no-cost consulting service available to employees, retirees, and their family members transitioning out of VEBA to explore their coverage options for Medicare, COBRA Alternatives, and Individual & Family Plans.