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 75TH ANNIVERSARY
For 75 years, the Veterans Health Administration has honored America’s Veterans by providing exceptional care to improve their health and well-being. VA’s legacy of caring for those who served, and medical advances through innovation will continue to propel VA health care to the forefront of medicine. The next 75 years are incredibly bright!
Providing Health Care for Veterans
The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,293 health care facilities, including 171 medical centers and 1,112 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.
VHA 75th Anniversary
The Veterans Health Administration is celebrating 75 years of innovative care to Veterans. Read about our history »
The MISSION Act will fundamentally transform VA's health care system. Read about the MISSION Act »
VIDEO MESSAGES FOR VETERANS FROM FORMER VHA ACTING UNDER SECRETARY DR. RICHARD STONE
For information about COVID-19 and VA health care:
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
- Young Marines partner with VA to clean up hospital
— Aurora, CO
- NWI mask maker makes Vets happy with free masks
— Omaha, NE
- Veteran celebrates special birthday at Hines
— Hines, IL