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Upgrade Your My HealtheVet Account to Premium
Wondering why you should consider upgrading to a Premium My HealtheVet account? A Premium account gives My HealtheVet members the highest level of access to My HealtheVet features.
My HealtheVet offers three account types: Basic, Advanced and Premium. Anyone registering on My HealtheVet starts with a Basic or Advanced account. A Basic account limits your access to features such as medical libraries and allows you to enter personal data into journals and other tools to track your health measures.
When you register and select Veteran, VA Patient on the registration form, your profile information is linked to VA/DoD records. When this happens, your account is automatically upgraded to the Advanced level.
An Advanced account offers you a higher level of access than the Basic account to My HealtheVet features including:
A Premium account includes all the features of a Basic and Advanced account, plus these services:
The VA Blue Button is a feature available to all My HealtheVet members. Access to VA Blue Button reports is based on your account level.
Consider registering if you do not have a My HealtheVet account.
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Interested in upgrading to a Premium account? Let's get started!
You must have a My HealtheVet Advanced account to upgrade to a Premium account. There are two ways to upgrade your My HealtheVet account:
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Upgrading Your My HealtheVet Advanced Account to Premium Using DS Logon Premium Account
To upgrade your account using your DS Logon Premium User ID and Password, follow these steps:
Log in to your Advanced My HealtheVet account using your DS Logon Premium User ID and Password
Select the Upgrade Now button at the top left side of the screen
Select Continue on the account upgrade page
Your My HealtheVet Advanced account will be upgraded to a Premium account.
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Upgrading Your My HealtheVet Advanced Account to Premium at a VA Facility
To upgrade your My HealtheVet account in person, you must complete the VA Release of Information Form 10-5345a-MHV and show a valid government issued photo ID.
You can conveniently complete the VA Release of Information Form before you visit the VA health care facility:
Call a local VA health care facility to have the VA Release of Information Form mailed to you to complete before your visit. If you do not have the telephone number, please use the VA Facility Locator for the contact information of the nearest facility.
Or, open this PDF version of the VA Release of Information Form (10-5345a-MHV) right on your computer and complete the form. You can then print your completed form.
Note: When you open or download a PDF file, a temporary file is created on the computer. Others may then be able to view your personal health information on that computer. There is a risk of exposing your information when you download a PDF file, especially on public or shared computers.
You may choose to complete the form during your next visit to the local VA health care facility.
When you go to your local VA health care facility, be sure to take a government issued photo ID (such as a Veterans Identification Card, valid driver's license, or passport) to prove your identity. Bring the signed VA Release of Information Form (10-5345a-MHV) with you if you completed it at home.
After the VA staff member verifies your information, he/she will scan and upload your VA Release of Information Form to your VA medical record, and then shred it according to their policy. After your account has been upgraded, your account status will change to Premium.
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Updated February 28, 2018