Veterans Health Administration
VA Medical Centers
The Veterans Health Administration is home to the United States’ largest integrated health care system consisting of 171 medical centers.
VA Health News and Information
Find the latest Veterans health care news on VA at VAntage Point, the official blog of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
VHA Health Care Priorities
VHA has a history of providing exceptional and groundbreaking care. The VHA Priorities and Strategic Enablers stand on the mission, vision and values of VA.
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Providing Health Care for Veterans
The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,298 health care facilities, including 171 medical centers and 1,113 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.
Flu Self Assessment
How do you know whether you have the flu? How do you know when it might be best to stay home, call a nurse advice line or your health care provider, or go for medical help?
Take VA's easy and useful flu self assessment. Download a flu self assessment flowchart.
VA'S ANTI-HARASSMENT AND ANTI-SEXUAL ASSAULT POLICY
Everyone should feel welcome and safe at VA.
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ACCESS and QUALITY DATA
Wait times, satisfaction scores, and quality comparisons for VA health care facilities. Visit tool online at Access to Care »
Affordable Care Act
Find out how the new health care law affects Veterans’ health care at VA. Read about the Affordable Care Act »
Stories from Medical Centers
- VA press secretary joins Million Veteran Program
— Washington, DC
- Feeding the Soul
— Wilmington, DE
- VA Homeless programs a “Good Win” for Navy Veteran
— Orlando, FL