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Find phone numbers and contact information at VA Salisbury Healthcare System for frequently requested services like patient advocates, medical records, billing and insurance, and more.

Patient help and resources

Need help? Contact a patient advocate

The Patient Advocacy Program is for all veterans and their families who receive care at Veterans Health Administration (VHA) facilities and clinics.  We want to be sure you have someone to go to with your concerns in a timely manner and to help you receive care.

If you need help getting care or getting your problems resolved, talk to the Patient Advocate at your VA Medical Center. We want to provide you with world-class veteran customer service and this is just one important way in which we do that!

Medical records office

Access your medical records online or request a copy of your records from our Release of Information office. 

The Salisbury Release of Information Office is located in Building 3, First Floor, Health Administrative Suite.

Please refer to the below points of contact for your local facility. 

Charlotte HCC/CBOC Release of Information

Phone Number: 704-329-1300

Fax: 704-357-7772

Kernersville HCC Release of Information

Phone Number: 336-515-5000 

Fax: 336-515-5301

Salisbury VAMC Release of Information

Phone Number: 704-638-9000

Fax: 704-645-6280

Billing and insurance

Pay your VA Salisbury health care bill online, by phone, mail, or in person. You can also raise issues or address billing disputes.

Any copayments due should be paid upon checking out of the medical center. Copayments may be made at the Agent Cashier Office, in Building 3, Room 1034.

If Veterans are required to pay a copayment for services they receive at the facility, they will also be required to pay a copayment for services they receive on Fee Basis status.

Veterans who do not make their copayments upon checking out will receive a bill at their address of record within 30 days after their stay or appointment.

If you have any questions about your copay balance, please contact our Customer Service at from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday - Friday.

The Salisbury Consolidated Patient Account Center (CPAC), operated by the Facility Revenue Team, is responsible for providing face to face and telephonic customer service to Veterans and their family members to aid in resolution of billing issues. Veterans seeking debt relief can reach out to the facility revenue team, customer service representative to establish a repayment plan, waiver or write off request of copay debt.  When not assisting customers either in person or by phone, facility revenue staff focuses on specific facility level procedures to support the collection of revenue. A customer service representative can be reached at between the hours of 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., or stop by Monday through Friday in building 3, room 1070.  The office will be closed on Saturday, Sunday, and Holidays.


Pharmacy Service is located in Building 2 on the 1st Floor.  The W.G. Hefner VAMC Pharmacy processes over 5,700 prescriptions daily. Many of these prescriptions are filled by the Consolidated Mail Outpatient Pharmacy (CMOP) located in North Charleston, South Carolina. Prescription refills may be requested by phone, mail, Internet, or the Pharmacy Mail Refill Request Box located outside the Pharmacy Verification Office in Building 2, Room 1009.

Automated Refill Line

An automated refill line is available for all patients. Please call the following number:


  1. After you have dialed the number, wait for the automated attendant to answer.
  2. Enter your entire social security number, then press the # key. Wait for an answer.
  3. Press 2, then wait for an answer.
  4. Press 1, then wait for an answer.
  5. Enter the prescription number, then press the # key. Wait for an answer.
  6. To refill additional prescriptions, press 1 and repeat the process.

If you are using the automated refill line, all refills should be ordered at least 14 days prior to when the refill is due to insure prompt processing and delivery time.

Internet Refill

Prescriptions may also be filled online using VA's My HealtheVet program. You will need a user id and password to log in. If you do not have one, you can easily get one by creating your personal profile.

Refills at VAMC Salisbury Pharmacy

All veterans are encouraged to refill their prescriptions by phone, mail or Internet. Because of our patient workload, prescriptions cannot be refilled at the main VAMC Salisbury pharmacy window.

Mail Refill

Prescription refills may also be requested through the mail. Refill request slips are mailed with each prescription. Return the refill requests as soon as possible to insure prompt processing and delivery time.

Drug Information

Please visit My HealtheVet for information about any prescription you may be taking.


Outpatient Pharmacy

Monday – Friday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturday – Sunday 10:30 a.m. to noon, and 2 to 3 p.m.
Federal holidays 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Find out how to refill your prescriptions, where to pick up new prescription orders, and how to safely dispose of your medicines.

Phone directory and mailing address

Find phone numbers for many of the administrative and program offices at VA Salisbury health care.

Mailing address

W. G. (Bill) Hefner VA Medical Center
1601 Brenner Avenue
Salisbury, NC 28144

Main phone numbers

Local: 704-638-9000
Toll-free: 800-469-8262

To use Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD) services: 711.

A – F

Advance Low Vision:  Salisbury- 12990

Allergy Immunology:  Salisbury- 14033

Ambulatory Care:  Charlotte- 31620

Audiology and Speech Pathology:  Salisbury- 13325   Kernersville- 21228   Charlotte- 31660


Beneficiary Travel Payments:  Salisbury- 14465


Cardiology:  Salisbury- 12644   Kernersville- 21260   Charlotte- 31220

Compensation and Pension:  Kernersville- 21510   Charlotte- 37457


Dental:  Salisbury- 13373  Kernersville- 21926   Charlotte- 38160

Dermatology:  Salisbury- 13350

Dialysis: Charlotte- 31700


Eligibility:  Salisbury- 13470

Endocrinology:  Salisbury- 14034

Endoscopy: Salisbury- 13687

ENT ( Ear, Nose, and Throat):  Salisbury- 12524

G – M

Gastroenterology:  Salisbury- 14034/14049   Charlotte- 32580

General Surgery:  Salisbury- 13289   Charlotte- 32580


Hematology/ Oncology: Salisbury- 15038


Imaging/ Radiology:  Salisbury- 13390

Infectious Disease:  Salisbury-  13570

Lab/ Pathology:  Salisbury-  13410   Kernersville- 21442   Charlotte- 31195  Charlotte CBOC- 37650


Mental Health:  Salisbury- 13315   Kernersville- 21255   Charlotte- 31300

MST (Military Sexual Trauma):  Salisbury-  14230

N – Z

Nephrology:  Salisbury- 14032

Nutrition and Food Services:  Salisbury- 12173   Kernersville- 21462   Charlotte- 32204


Ophthalmology:  Salisbury- 13535

Optometry Service:  Salisbury- 12076   Kernersville- 21586   Charlotte- 31801  Charlotte CBOC- 37600

Orthopedics:  Salisbury- 12458


Pharmacy:  Salisbury-

Plastic Surgery:  Salisbury- 15531

Podiatry:  Salisbury- 12468   Kernersville- 21466   Charlotte- 31730

Prosthetics:  Salisbury- 13796

Pulmonary:  Salisbury- 14034/14049


Rehabilitation Medicine Services:  Salisbury- 13107   Charlotte- 31730

Respiratory Therapy:  Salisbury- 14049


Sleep Clinic:  Salisbury- 14513

Social Work Services:  Salisbury- 13699/16299

Suicide Prevention Hotline: 988 then Press 1

Surgery Specialty:  Kernersville- 21665


Urology:  Salisbury- 13270   Charlotte- 32580


Veteran Experience Office:  Salisbury- 13747

Voluntary Services:  Salisbury- 13409   Charlotte- 31160


Women's Clinic:  Salisbury- 13270


Media and press

The Office of Strategic Communications & Public Affairs can assist local media with queries, interview requests, and expert information about the VA Salisbury Health Care System.


Phone: (980) 401-0247

After hours or on weekends, call the operator at 704-638-9000 and ask for the administrator on duty.

Submit a FOIA request

Under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), you have a right to federal agency records unless those records are protected from disclosure by specific exemptions or exclusions laid out in law.

The Freedom of Information Act allows any person most persons to request information about organizations, businesses, investigations, historical events, incidents, groups, or deceased persons.
To submit a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request click the email link below:

E-Mail format:
• Provide your complete name and mailing address. Telephone, fax, and e-mail addresses are optional.
• Reasonably describe the records so that they may be located with a reasonable amount of effort.
• State your willingness to pay applicable fees or provide a justification to support a fee waiver.

Requesting records maintained by VA Salisbury



W. G. (Bill) Hefner VA Medical Center
Release of Information
1601 Brenner Avenue
Salisbury, NC 28144

For questions about your request to VA Salisbury

Charlotte HCC/CBOC Release of Information

Phone Number:


Kernersville HCC Release of Information

Phone Number:  


Salisbury VAMC Release of Information

Phone Number:


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Report suspected fraud or mismanagement

Contact the VA Office of the Inspector General (VAOIG) to report suspected criminal activity, fraud, inadequate patient care, or mismanagement of VA programs or government resources.

Phone: 800-488-8244

VA Inspector General Hotline (53e)
810 Vermont Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20420

Learn more about the VA OIG hotline.

Report patient care or safety issues

If you have any concerns about the care and safety of patients or residents, the first step is to contact hospital management. If management did not address or resolve your concerns, contact the Joint Commission.

Submit a complaint online:
Phone: 800-994-6610
Fax: 630-792-5636

Office of Quality Monitoring
The Joint Commission
One Renaissance Boulevard
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 6018

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