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New Blood Culture ID System Improves Care for Vets
VA's Tennessee Valley Healthcare System has a new system that lets doctors find harmful microorganisms in blood samples in just a few hours vs. three days with the old method.
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Access and Quality in VA Health Care
Wait times, satisfaction scores, and quality comparisons for VA health care facilities.
Providing Health Care for Veterans
The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,243 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,063 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.
Were you at Camp Lejeune between 1957 and 1987?
You may be eligible for VA health care. From the 1950s through the 1980s, people living or working at the U.S. Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, were potentially exposed to drinking water contaminated with industrial solvents, benzene, and other chemicals.
New health benefits
Under a law signed Aug. 6, 2012 (215 KB), Veterans and family members who served on active duty or resided at Camp Lejeune for 30 days or more between Jan. 1, 1957 and Dec. 31, 1987 may be eligible for medical care through VA for 15 health conditions.
Learn more about Camp Lejeune health benefits and which conditions are covered.
ACCESS and QUALITY DATA
Wait times, satisfaction scores, and quality comparisons for VA health care facilities. Visit tool online at Access to Care »
VA Access Audit
VA is already taking corrective action to address issues resulting from the audit. Read about the Access Audit »
Affordable Care Act
Find out how the new health care law affects Veterans’ health care at VA. Read about the Affordable Care Act »
Special Medical Advisory Group Progress Report
The Special Medical Advisory Group has released their 2016 Progress Report. Find out more here »
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In the News
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- Canandaigua VA honors Golden Games medalists
- An Innovative Program Uses Cartooning as a Tool to Help Struggling Veterans
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