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If you are already enrolled in VA health care, you may be able to receive care within your community, instead of waiting for a VA appointment or traveling to a VA facility.
If you answered “yes” to any of the below questions, you are ready for the next step.

Veterans - Am I eligible for Choice Program?

30 days

Have you been told by your local VA medical facility that they can’t schedule your appointment within 30 days of the clinically indicated date or if no such date can be determined, your preferred date?

40 miles

Is your current residence more than 40 miles from the closest VA medical facility with a full-time primary care physician?

Air, Boat,
or Ferry

Do you need to travel by air, boat or ferry to the VA medical facility closest to your home?

Excessive Burden

Are you faced with an excessive burden due to traveling to the closest VA medical facility based on geographic challenges, environmental factors, or a medical condition?

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Don’t Miss Out on VA Benefits

Answer some questions and find out if you may be eligible.