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Billing and insurance

You can pay your VA Houston health care bill online, by phone, mail, or in person.

If you have questions about the copay balance on your VA Houston health care bill, email us at or or call us at 866-802-6381. We're here Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. CT.

Please note that you won’t need to pay any copays for X-rays, lab tests, preventive tests, and services like health screenings or immunizations.

Pay online, by phone, or mail

Find out how to make a payment—and what to do if you're having trouble making payments or you disagree with your bill.

Pay online, by phone, or by mail

Pay in person

To pay your copay bill in person, visit the agent cashier's office at our Houston campus.

Please bring your payment stub, along with a check or money order made payable to "VA Houston Healthcare System." Be sure to include your VA account number on the check or money order.

Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center

Agent Cashier window
Location: Main Building, First floor
2002 Holcombe Boulevard
Houston, TX 77030
Map of Houston campus
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. CT

Private and other health insurance

If you have another form of health coverage—like Medicare, Medicaid, TRICARE, or a private insurance plan through your spouse’s employer—please bring your insurance card with you to your health care appointment.

Learn how VA health care works with other health insurance

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