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MISSION Act

VA MISSION Act: Top Questions Answered

VA implemented changes to community care under the VA MISSION Act. We collected the top questions received from Veterans and provided answers, such as:

When can I receive community care?
Can I get dental care through the MISSION Act?How do I become eligible for the urgent care benefit?
How can I find an urgent care provider?

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VA Podcast: Benefits Breakdown - VA Home Loan Program (Tips and Advice)

VA Home Loan
On June 22, VA will celebrate the 75th anniversary of the VA Loan Guaranty. Did you know that Veterans who use the Home Loan Guarantee are generally not required to have a downpayment? The VA Home Loan staff discuss these benefits, provide tips, and more.

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Join a Team Red, White & Blue Chapter Near You

Team Red White & Blue
Whether it's workouts, races, social activities or community service projects, the 160K Team RWB members support each other through shared values and experiences; there's probably an RWB chapter near you. New members receive a free Team RWB Nike t-shirt. Click here to join Team RWB.

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Cohen Veterans Network Launches Wellness Hub to Share Mental Health Resources

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You can now talk about your mental health questions, needs and resources with other Veterans, service members, caregivers and family members. Cohen Veterans Network and RallyPoint have teamed up to launch this digital Wellness Hub so you can discuss mental health issues with your peers, find resources and join others' discussions on the topic.    

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National Resource Directory
Did you know the National Resource Directory has more than 14,000 vetted resources available to you right now? Featured Resource: PsychArmor Institute
Bridging the gap between civilian and military cultures is the mission of the PsychArmor Institute. They provide tools and resources to help civilians engage and better understand issues relevant to Veteran communities through online courses focusing on military culture, healthcare providers, employers, educators, volunteers, caregivers and families.
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Find a VA Facility near you.

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Not sure where to start?

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Are you a Veteran in crisis or concerned about one? 

Did you know that VA offers same day services in Primary Care and Mental Health at 172 VA Medical Centers across the country? Make the Connection Resource Locator
Talk with other Veterans who have walked in your shoes on RallyPoint.

Contact the Veterans Crisis Line (1-800-273-8255 and press 1, Chat, or Text 838255.)


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Urgent Care – Where and When You Need It




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Urgent Care – Where and When You Need It


You've probably seen news about the MISSION Act, which expands same-day services in primary care and mental health, as well as expanded telehealth to Veterans in their homes. Under the MISSION Act, urgent care is now a supplemental benefit for eligible Veterans. Urgent care in VA or the community (i.e., non-VA) is for those minor injuries and illnesses that do not require emergency room care. This support for urgent care does not replace the important relationship that you have with your VA health care team.
If you need to use the new urgent care benefit, it is important that you go to an urgent care location in your community that is within the newly established VA contracted network. It is also important to know the following details about the prescription component of the benefit: 
  • If the urgent care provider gives you a prescription, you can fill a 14-day supply of that medication at the VA or in a pharmacy within the VA contracted network.
  • If you choose to fill an urgent care prescription at a pharmacy outside of the VA network, you will be required to pay for the prescription at the time of pick up and then file a claim for reimbursement at your local VA medical facility.
This special publication about urgent care and the MISSION Act provides all the details for you.
If you arrive at an urgent care network location and have any difficulty receiving care, you can call 866-620-2071 to receive assistance.
You can also call your local VA facility 24/7 for advice, or logon to My HealtheVet and send a Secure Message (login required) to your health care team. Any Secure Message should get a response within 3 business days (usually fewer).
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We made sure the new VA.gov has the power and flexibility you need to manage your relationship with VA. You can now do simple things like update your name and address and have those changes reflected across multiple health and benefit systems across VA. Come experience a more connected VA.gov.

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