Many veterans have health problems that require regular care. At I40First, primary care providers Julito Uy, MD, George Peterson, DNP, FNP-C, and the team proudly participate in the Department of US Veterans Affairs community care program. This distinction allows them to treat veterans outside of a VA setting who are experiencing non-life-threatening or non-limb-threatening conditions that require immediate intervention. To make an appointment, call the office in Amarillo, Texas, today or book online.
The veterans’ community care program is an initiative developed by the Department of US Veterans Affairs. It allows eligible veterans to receive health care from a primary care physician when the VA can’t provide the same treatment.
Once you enroll in the program, the VA coordinates treatment with the team at I40First and covers the costs of your care.
To enroll in the Department of Veterans Affairs community care program, you must first receive approval from the US Department of Veterans Affairs. To do that, you need to meet one of the six eligibility requirements listed below:
You might also qualify for the veterans’ community care program if the VA can’t schedule an appointment within the average driving time or waiting time standards.
At I40First, the team offers a variety of health care services through the veterans’ community care program, including:
The only health problems that the team can’t treat through the veterans’ community care program are life-threatening and limb-threatening conditions.
If you’re interested in enrolling in the veterans’ community care program, contact your representative at the Department of Veterans Affairs. They can review your file, ensuring you’re eligible.
After you receive authorization, your representative at the VA coordinates treatment with the team at I40First. If you have any questions about the process, feel free to contact the office’s friendly administrative staff at any time.
To learn more about the veterans’ community care program at I40First, request a consultation by booking online, or calling the office today.