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Spring 2019 VA Portland Veteran Connection Newsletter

VA Portland Veteran Connection

Click to see VA Portland's Spring 2019 Veteran Connection Newsletter.

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VA MISSION Act is Here!

The MISSION Act is now implemented across the VA as of June 6, 2019.

The MISSION Act is an acronym for “VA Maintaining Internal Systems and Strengthening Integrated Outside Networks."  Signed into law June 6, 2018, it fundamentally transforms VA's health care system to help Veterans live a healthy and fulfilling life. 

The VA MISSION Act includes:
     • Streamlining and Improving Community Care,
     • Establishing a new Urgent Care benefit,
     • Expanding Caregivers Eligibility,
     • Strengthening VA’s Workforce,
     • and Strengthening VA’s Infrastructure. 

MISSION Act Resources;

MISSION ACT Hotline (503) 220-8262, option 6, or (844) 698-2311 option 1 for MISSION Act for information on the following topics. To speak to a representative, select and listen to the entire message and then press "0" to be connected;

     - (1) Health Care Eligibility
     - (2) Care in the Community Eligibility
     - (3) Urgent and Walk-in Care Information
     - (4) Copayment and Insurance Information
     - (5) Complaint and Appeals Process

VA Portland Health Care System Community Care Team - (360) 759-1674); for Veterans to talk to a VA Portland staff member about their active non-VA care coordination status or any issues or concerns.

Web resource for Veterans 

12-page booklet - "Health Care Options Through VA,", June 2019 (MISSION Act and other resources)

Community Care Fact Sheets (VA Office of Community Care)

     - Health Care Eligibility
     - General information
     - Urgent Care 
     - Billing and Payment
     - Getting Appointments

Find a VA Network Urgent Care Location

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Events & Classes

Dementia Education 101: Intro to Dementia
Jun 18, 2019  10:00 AM - 12:00 PM  (PST)  
Vancouver Campus, 1601 E. 4th Plain Blvd., Vancouver, WA

Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans - Portland
Jun 18, 2019  1:00 PM - 2:00 PM  (PST)  
Portland VA Medical Center

Gentle Yoga Classes for Veterans - Portland
Jun 18, 2019  2:30 PM - 3:30 PM  (PST)  
Portland VA Medical Center

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Portland VA Medical Center

3710 SW U.S. Veterans Hospital Rd.
Portland, OR 97239
503-220-8262 | 800-949-1004 Directions

Vancouver Campus

1601 E Fourth Plain Blvd.
Vancouver, WA 98661

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