DesignatingVetsServices-FactSheetandMap - FACT SHEET &...

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Fact Sheet – Designating Primary Healthcare Services for Veterans Nov 2009 FACT SHEET & MAP Designating Primary Health Care Services for Eligible Veterans in VISN 8 A Veteran has the right to designate his/her “preferred facility” where they want to receive the majority of their primary care services. For health reasons, VA Primary Care services are best delivered at the VA facility closest to the Veteran’s home where the patient is enrolled for care. The assigned Primary Care team is responsible for coordinating all of the patient’s healthcare needs, including Specialty Services (such as cardiology, optometry, audiology, dermatology, orthopedics, etc.) available within the patient’s assigned healthcare system. The Veterans Integrated Service Network 8 (“VISN 8”) has more than 60 medical facilities patients can choose from to receive care. These facilities are grouped geographically into healthcare systems to ensure appropriate access to care throughout Florida, South Georgia and the Caribbean. Within each
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