RADICAVA® (edaravone) IV is on the VA National Formulary (VANF), subject to National Prior Authorization criteria.
Support for Veterans With ALS
Veterans and RADICAVA® IV
You and your neurologist can decide if RADICAVA® IV is an appropriate treatment. To be eligible for treatment with RADICAVA® IV, veterans must be cared for by a VA neurologist or VA-purchased-care neurologist.
Review this information at any time.Download the RADICAVA® (edaravone) Is on the VHA National Formulary brochure
Getting started with ALS treatment at the VA
If you’re already in the VA healthcare system:
See your primary care physician for a referral to the closest VA neurologist or VA-purchased-care neurologist
If you have a My HealtheVet Premium Account, make an appointment using the VA Appointments tool. Otherwise, contact a local VA location to make an appointment
VA Benefits for Veterans With ALS
The VA provides assistance and benefits for veterans with ALS, including access to treatment.
Do you or a loved one have questions about ALS? Or are already diagnosed and need information on treatment options? The first important step is to talk to your doctor and ask about your treatment options as soon as possible.
Other Resources for Veterans
The information provided here is a general summary of benefits that may be available for veterans with ALS. Always check with your local VA facility for the most up-to-date information on VA benefits.
Have questions about RADICAVA ORS®, RADICAVA® IV, and ALS?
A JourneyMate Resource Specialist is ready to help you find information and educational resources about ALS and RADICAVA ORS® and RADICAVA® IV as you move forward on your journey with ALS. Call toll-free 1-855-457-6968 between 9 AM and 9 PM ET, Monday through Friday.
The information and advice provided here are general in nature and are not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. You are strongly encouraged to seek the advice of your doctor or other qualified healthcare provider with any questions regarding a medical condition.