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Care in the Community Page

Attention Veterans. The VA MISSION Act of 2018 was signed into law June 6, 2018. One of the biggest changes is for Veterans who were eligible for community care through the Choice 40 Program should now call the South Texas VA Office of Community care at 210-949-3850 to request care.  For a better understanding of the MISSION Act and its requirements, please read the highlights from our telephone town hall, held April 30, and the MISSION Act Fact Sheet below.

                 2018 MISSION Act 101
                  
                     2018 Mission Act Fact Sheet 

                         South Texas VA Community Care Trifold  
                        
            Handy "How To" guide for accessing Care in the Community

                 South Texas VA Community Care Key Telephone List

                 Obtaining emergency medical care at a non-VA facility fact sheet

                 Click this link for other emergency medical care information


              Watch this VA video on obtaining emergency medical care.