Learn about eligibility criteria for community care under the VA MISSION Act.
Learn about VA’s urgent care benefit for eligible Veterans.
Emergency Care for Veterans
During a medical emergency, Veterans should immediately seek care at the nearest medical facility.
Community Care Overview
VA provides care to Veterans through community providers when VA cannot provide the care needed. Community care is based on specific eligibility requirements, availability of VA care, and the needs and circumstances of individual Veterans.Learn about Veteran community care
VA also provides health care to Veterans’ family members and dependents through programs like the Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs (CHAMPVA). This care is also provided based on specific eligibility requirements, which varies by program.Learn about care and services for Veteran dependents
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