A System Built Just for Veterans

When veterans return from serving our country, they turn to the VA health care system to serve them.

The VA is a highly-rated, integrated health care system designed exclusively to serve the unique needs of America’s veterans. Comprehensive health care facilities offer coordinated, cutting edge treatment to our nation’s heroes, ensuring they receive quality, accessible care from the best veterans’ specialists in the country. At the VA, every day is Veterans Day.   

Are you a veteran? Click here to share your VA story. 

What Veterans are Saying About the VA


World-Class Care for Our Nation’s Heroes
 

The VA operates:

819 community-based outpatient clinics

300 vet centers

150 hospitals

131 national cemeteries.
 

Nearly 9 million veterans are enrolled in the VA Health Care System:

91 percent offering positive assessments of inpatient car

92 percent for outpatient care. (Source: American Customer Satisfaction Index)

Over 25% of the VA workforce are veterans themselves.  

Veterans Service Organizations Stand Behind VA Care

A System Built Just for Veterans

When veterans return from serving our country, they turn to the VA health care system to serve them.

The VA is a highly-rated, integrated health care system designed exclusively to serve the unique needs of America’s veterans. Comprehensive health care facilities offer coordinated, cutting edge treatment to our nation’s heroes, ensuring they receive quality, accessible care from the best veterans’ specialists in the country. At the VA, every day is Veterans Day.   

Are you a veteran? Click here to share your VA story.



“The broad array of specialized health care services provided by VA is simply not duplicated in the private sector. Moreover, these services do not operate in a vacuum. The viability of the VA health care system depends upon a fully integrated system where all of the services support each other. Sending veterans into the private health care marketplace serves only to undermine this principle.” – Paralyzed Veterans of America 



“The VFW maintains that the VA health care system must remain intact and must be capable of delivering and managing quality care for veterans. VA holds competencies that either do not exist or cannot be easily duplicated or scaled in the civilian health care sector for issues like combat-related mental health care, blast injuries, toxic exposure, and prosthetics.” – The VFW’s Report on the State of VA Health Care, Sept. 2014 



Veterans with spinal cord injury or dysfunction, amputation, blindness, PTSD and polytrauma, cannot receive the holistic specialized care they need in the private sector and will always require a robust, fully funded VA system to provide cutting edge services they deserve.” – Joint VSO Statement of Principles 

“Congress must never lose sight of the continuing need to increase VA’s internal capacity to provide specialized care to veterans who rely heavily or entirely on the VA system, such as catastrophically disabled veterans.” – Joint VSO Statement of Principles 

 


What Vets and VA Employees Are Saying About the VA:


Linda G. Fitzgerald - Hampton VAMC

Read the story that lead Linda to become a VA Health System employee.



Robby Moose - Tinker AFB, Oklahoma

Learn more about this patient and supporter of VA Health Care. 

 

“The VFW maintains that the VA health care system must remain intact and must be capable of delivering and managing quality care for veterans. VA holds competencies that either do not exist or cannot be easily duplicated or scaled in the civilian health care sector for issues like combat-related mental health care, blast injuries, toxic exposure, and prosthetics.” – The VFW’s Report on the State of VA Health Care, Sept. 2014

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