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Bree Shields hopes her story encourages other military caregivers and Veterans to get the help they need through shared resources
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.”
VA offers telemental health services through VA and community providers and other programs to support Veterans’ mental health.
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.”
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 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.
An agreement has been reached between VA and TriWest Health Care Alliance on an extension of coverage of the Veterans Choice Program
“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.
If you are a Veteran in crisis
or concerned about one, connect with our caring, qualified responders for confidential help. Many of
them are Veterans themselves.
Get more resources at VeteransCrisisLine.net.
Last updated November 28, 2022
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