The Veterans Health Administration (VA) is home to the United States’ largest integrated healthcare system consisting of 152 medical centers, nearly 1,400 community-based outpatient clinics, community living centers, Vet Centers and Domiciliaries. Together these healthcare facilities and the more than 53,000 independent licensed health care practitioners who work within them provide comprehensive care to more than 8.3 million Veterans each year. Find a VA medical facility.
Apply for VA Health Benefits
Your comprehensive VA Health Benefits Package includes all the necessary inpatient hospital care and outpatient services to promote, preserve, or restore your health. Determine if you are eligible for VA Healthcare.
Returning Service Members (OIF/OEF/OND)
OEF/OIF/OND combat Veterans can receive cost free medical care for any condition related to their service in the Iraq/Afghanistan theater for five years after the date of their discharge or release.
OEF/OIF/OND combat Veterans may be eligible for one-time dental care — but you must apply with 180 days of your separation date from active duty.
Need assistance getting enrolled into the VA healthcare system , managing your appointments or just a patient advocate contact your OIF/OEF Coordinator to help you navigate through the healthcare system. Search the OEF/OIF Team Locater.
The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Mental Health Strategic Healthcare Group provides general inpatient psychiatric services at 132 medical centers as well as mental health outpatient services in 689 medical centers and community-based outpatient clinics. In addition, readjustment counseling services are available for veterans and their families at 209 Vet Centers across the nation.
Mental health services are available in primary care clinics, VA nursing homes, and residential care facilities where veterans receive health care. Veterans with a serious mental illness are seen at facilities and clinics where specialized programs, such as mental health intensive case management, day centers, work programs and psychosocial rehabilitation are provided.
The mental health website can be accessed at http://www.mentalhealth.va.gov/. Information specific to PTSD can be found at : http://www.ptsd.va.gov/.