• Caregiver shares story of support for her Veteran spouse

    Bree Shields hopes her story encourages other military caregivers and Veterans to get the help they need through shared resources

  • Community care optometrist committed to Veterans

    Dr. Jesse Dominguez and his staff consider it a special honor to care for Veterans at his practice. “These Veteran patients don’t just come to get glasses from us. They become part of our family.”

  • Mental health matters, now more than ever

    VA offers telemental health services through VA and community providers and other programs to support Veterans’ mental health.

  • Community care specialists help Veteran amputee thrive

    VA’s Community Care Network helps Veteran amputee receive the care needed to become a competitive athlete. Marine Veteran Richard Alcaraz’ new outlook on life: “It made me feel like I had a purpose again.”

  • Community providers: VA urgent care network change

    Important changes that require Community Providers to establish a contract with either Optum or TriWest to provide urgent care services or treatment for minor injuries and illnesses to Veterans.

  • VA transitioning urgent care network managers

    VA is transitioning its urgent care network managers on Sept. 1, 2020. See story for states where changes will take place. VA’s goal is for the transition to be seamless to Veterans.

  • VA announces extension, expansion of contract with TriWest for community care

    An agreement has been reached between VA and TriWest Health Care Alliance on an extension of coverage of the Veterans Choice Program

  • VA to take immediate actions on timely payments to community providers

    “Our outside providers are an essential part of our network and we need to improve our system of payments for their services," said VA Secretary Dr. David J. Shulkin.

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