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HAP Partnerships

HAP's partnerships utilize coordinated efforts to increase Veterans' access to quality health care, wherever they are. Here are a few of the partnerships HAP supports:

  • American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP): The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and ACEP are working together to educate community emergency medicine clinicians about Veteran-specific conditions and care needs.

  • American Kidney Fund (AKF): VA and AKF are partnering to increase awareness of the risk factors, causes, complications, and treatments of kidney disease and its associated conditions.

  • Amyotrophic Later Sclerosis Association (ALS): VA and the ALS Association are working together to provide Veterans with greater access to ALS programs and services.

  • American Lung Association: VA and the American Lung Association have a shared goal to improve Veterans’ health and well-being through collaborative education and services for Veterans living with lung disease.

  • Americans for the Arts (AFTA): The VHA and AFTA partnership focuses on increasing access to the arts and humanities and enhancing services for Veterans and their families.

  • Arthritis Foundation (AF): VHA and AF are working together to increase access to care, education, and support for Veterans diagnosed with arthritis.

  • Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation (CCF): VHA and CCF are working together to raise the awareness of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis and improve the quality of life for Veterans affected by chronic intestinal diseases.

  • Daniel and Salvador Montoya Heroes Foundation (Heroes Foundation): VHA is working with the Heroes Foundation to provide Veterans with economic stability, employment, and health literacy opportunities.

  • Expiration Term of Service Sponsorship Program (ETS-SP): The VHA and ETS-SP partnership helps provide better support to Service members and Veterans across social determinants of health as they integrate into civilian life and communities.

  • GO₂ Foundation: VHA and GO₂ Foundation are working together to increase awareness of the importance of lung cancer screening for Veterans at high risk for the disease.

  • Marcus Institute for Brain Health (MIBH): VHA partners with MIBH to meet the ongoing health care needs of Veterans diagnosed with a traumatic brain injury.

  • MAZON: A Jewish response to hunger: VHA is partnering with MAZON to increase awareness about the risks associated with food insecurity and options to address it through outreach to Veterans.

  • Medical-Legal Partnerships: VA is working with Medical-Legal Partnerships to provide VA medical facilities and volunteer attorneys to Veterans at no cost.

  • OnStar: VHA is working with OnStar to support Veterans who experience crisis and to increase suicide prevention services for them.

  • Parkinson’s Foundation: VHA and the Parkinson’s Foundation work together to increase Veterans’ and health care providers’ access to Parkinson’s disease information and resources.

  • PATRIOTlink: VHA partners with PatrioTlink to improve the health and well-being of Veterans by providing them access to positive social determinants of health such as housing, employment, and food security.

  • Pet Partners: VHA partners with Pet Partners to bring Veteran patients the benefits of the human-animal bond.

  • Salesforce Military: VHA and Salesforce have developed a partnership to support Veterans and military service members who are transitioning out of active duty and into the civilian workforce.

  • Veterans Community Partnerships (VCPs): VCPs ensure that Veterans and their caregivers have access to care and support services.

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