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New Online Portal for Travel Reimbursement Claims

Details: The new portal, the Beneficiary Travel Self-Service System (BTSSS), is VA’s preferred method to receive travel reimbursement claims. Once implemented, BTSSS will phase out claims submitted through the facility kiosks. However, in-person claims and hard-copy submissions will still be available.

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Oklahoma City VA Health Care System

Details: Coronavirus. COVID-19 vaccines: To get the latest updates and sign up to stay informed about COVID-19 vaccines, visit our vaccine information page. For VA-specific information: Read our coronavirus FAQs and public health response, or use our coronavirus chatbot. Prepare for a visit: Everyone entering our facilities is screened, and visitors are limited. . Face coverings are manda

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Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Disease UPDATE!!

Details: Submit travel vouchers via fax at 405-456-4315 or use the Bene-Travel triage group in secure messaging via My HealtheVet. You can also email Bene-Travel at [email protected] . For billing concerns regarding VA Copayments, VA Billing Statements, Repayment Plans, Waiver Requests, and Write Off Requests, please call your local

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Veteran Portal Instructions for Veterans

Details: How do I submit a travel reimbursement claim? VA is phasing in a new web-based portal to submit and process beneficiary travel claims beginning July 2020 and continuing through November 2020. The new portal, the Beneficiary Travel Self-Service System (BTSSS), is VA’s preferred method to receive travel reimbursement claims.

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Veterans Choice Program

Details: • You need to travel by plane or boat to the VA medical facility closest to your home. • You face an unusual or excessive burden in traveling to the closest VA medical facility based on geographic challenges, environmental factors, or a medical condition.

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Wade Vlosich Named Director of Oklahoma City VAHCS

Details: The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced the appointment of Kristopher "Wade" Vlosich to the position of Director for the Oklahoma City VA Health Care System.

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New Tinker VA Clinic Ribbon Cutting

Details: OKC VA & Tinker Air Force Base Cut Ribbon Opening New VA Outpatient Clinic On Monday, June 15th, Wade Vlosich, Director of the OKC VA Health Care System (OKCVAHCS) and Colonel Jennifer Trinkle, 72nd Medical Group Commander, cut the ribbon opening the VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic at Tinker Air Force Base at the 72nd Medical Group building.

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Veteran Town Hall in OKC

Details: The Oklahoma City VA Health Care System will host a Veterans Town Hall meeting on September 21, 2016 at 2:30pm. The event will be held in the Chase Auditorium at the VA Medical Center located at 921 N.E. 13th Street, Oklahoma City.

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BTSSS Veteran Portal How to Create and Submit a Claim

Details: g. Click Add Air Travel Expense button to display the Air Travel Expense page. Supply the correct Date Incurred, Description, Vendor, Type, Departed From (Airport), Arrived At (Airport), Departure Date, Return Date and Cost Requested (e.g. 15.00, without a dollar sign) and click Add Expense. (See Below)

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How is OKC VA HCS Responding to Coronavirus

Details: As a healthcare enterprise, the OKC VA Health Care System is committed to reducing the spread of COVID-19. VA has implemented an aggressive public health response to protect and care for Veterans, their families, health care providers, and staff in the face of this emerging health risk.

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Veterans Choice Program Toll-Free Number Imposter

Details: Veterans Choice Program (VCP) Phone Line Imposter. It has come to VA’s attention that a phone line has been set up by an unknown party to potentially "mimic" the VCP phone line.

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Veterans Encouraged to Try Pickleball for Therapy

Details: Apply for and manage the VA benefits and services you’ve earned as a Veteran, Servicemember, or family member—like health care, disability, education, and more.

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Emergency Medical Care

Details: During a medical emergency, Veterans should immediately seek care at the nearest medical facility. A medical emergency is an injury, illness or symptom so severe that without immediate treatment, you believe your life or health is in danger.

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Oklahoma City Veterans Affairs Nursing Home Receives 4

Details: Chief executive travel “We are pleased to receive a 4 star rating and we continue to make improvements because our Veterans deserve nothing less,” said Health Care System Director Wade Vlosich. How VA Nursing Homes Compare with Private Sector. The best comparison of VA nursing homes to the private sector is in the overall star rating.

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The Doctor Can See You NowOn Your Smartphone

Details: Apply for and manage the VA benefits and services you’ve earned as a Veteran, Servicemember, or family member—like health care, disability, education, and more.

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OKC VA Offers Nurse Practitioner Residency Program

Details: Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Residency Program . The Oklahoma City VA Healthcare System (OKC VAHCS) Nurse Practitioner Residency Program is a twelve-month postgraduate primary care training program.

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A to Z List of Services

Details: A to Z List of Services. Oklahoma City VA Health Care System offers a variety of health services to meet the needs of our nation's Veterans. Many of our services are listed below; however, you may also view our phone directory or contact us for additional information. For Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD) services, Dial 711.

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Beneficiary Travel Change Effective November 1st, 2012

Details: Beneficiary Travel Change Effective November 1st, 2012 A change in beneficiary travel payment method is being made by VA nationwide. It is changing from a cash reimbursement process to an electronic funds transfer (EFT) process, which is direct-deposited to the veteran’s bank account or Treasury check, which will take up to 21 days to be

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VA MISSION ACT of 2018

Details: Beneficiary travel is paid the same way whether the care is provided at a VA medical facility or through a community provider. What rate does VA pay when a Veteran is referred to a community provider for care? Generally, VA will pay Medicare rates, but there are several proposed exceptions to this rate that may apply, to be established through

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OKC VA Surpasses 8400 Telehealth Visits in 2020

Details: The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently announced that video telehealth appointments to Veterans’ homes increased over 1000%, as Veterans increasingly chose virtual care through VA Video Connect during the Covid-19 pandemic.. In Oklahoma City, OK, the OKC VA Health Care System has conducted over 8,400 VA Video Connect telehealth appointments between January 1, 2020 through …

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VA Announces Opening of Outpatient Clinic in Ada, OK

Details: Apply for and manage the VA benefits and services you’ve earned as a Veteran, Servicemember, or family member—like health care, disability, education, and more.

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OKC VA Health Care System is Hiring!!

Details: WE ARE HIRING! Due to the state of emergency, OPM has approved us for Direct Hiring Authority for all grades at OKC VA Health Care System. If interested, please send resumes (copy of any licensure) to [email protected] are accepting resumes for ALL clinical and medical support positions.

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OKC VA Now Using Outside Pharmacy Pick-up

Details: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Oklahoma City VA Health Care System is mailing all non-urgent medication refills to Veterans. For urgent refills, the Oklahoma City VA Medical Center is now operating an outside pick-up station on the west wall of the parking garage near the Radiation Oncology entrance.

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Billing & Insurance

Details: Billing Inquiries. To speak with someone about billing inquiries, please contact our Billing Office at 405-456-0501, ext. 65622 or 65623.

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Message from the Director

Details: Today the VA Office of Inspector General (OIG) released their report on a range of clinical, supervisory and administrative practices at the Oklahoma City VAHCS. This extensive review began with an initial visit in May 2016 in conjunction with a review by The Joint Commission.

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VHA Smoke-Free Policy

Details: The Oklahoma City VA Health Care System is changing our tobacco policy along with all other medical centers across the country to further our commitment to provide a safe and healthy environment for Patients, Visitors, Vendors, Volunteers, Contractors and Employees.

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OKC VA Launches "Wear it for Them" Campaign

Details: We encourage the public to join us in protecting the most vulnerable and Wear if for Them! The CDC is encouraging the public to wear cloth face coverings in public settings to …

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VA to Hold Veteran Resource Fairs

Details: The Oklahoma City VA Health Care System invites Veterans and the public to attend one of the upcoming Veterans Resource Fairs. Over the next eight months, the Oklahoma City VAHCS will host events in Oklahoma City and in locations of VA outpatient clinics.

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Fort Sill National Cemetery Memorial Day Program

Details: What: A Memorial Day Program to honor those who paid the ultimate sacrifice in service to our nation. Who: Keynote Speaker & Participants: Bruce R. Dwyer, SSG, USMC Veteran When: May 27, 2019 at 10am Where: Fort Sill National Cemetery 2648 NE Jake Dunn Road, Elgin, OK 73538. Contact: Frederick Cunningham, Cemetery Director

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VA Express Care-Now Open!

Details: VA Express Care, a same day walk-in clinic, is a great choice when you can't get in to see your regular doctor.

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April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month!

Details: During the month of April, we work to increase awareness of sexual trauma it’s impact. It is a time set aside to educate everyone about the rates, impact and treatment of sexual trauma.

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Protect Yourself from COVID-19 with Virtual Care

Details: Apply for and manage the VA benefits and services you’ve earned as a Veteran, Servicemember, or family member—like health care, disability, education, and more.

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Helping Homeless Native American Veterans

Details: In January 2016, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) awarded $5.9 million in grants to 26 Tribes to offer a permanent home and supportive services to Native American Veterans who are experiencing or at risk of experiencing homelessness.

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Pain Rehabilitation Program

Details: The program meets for three hours (10:00 a.m. to 3 p.m.) every Tuesday for a duration of 8 weeks. You may claim travel pay for each of the days you attend. TREATMENT APPROACH: Each week, you will participate in group learning sessions, interactive recreational therapy and cognitive behavioral therapy.

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MST Survivors Need All of Us

Details: We honor and support our nation’s Veterans all year round. But each April, Sexual Assault Awareness Month provides an important reminder for all of us to renew our commitment to Veterans with wounds we cannot see: survivors of military sexual trauma. Military sexual trauma, or MST, is a term used by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to refer to sexual assault or sexual harassment

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New! Veteran & Family Advisory Council

Details: The Oklahoma City VA Health Care System is starting a new Veteran & Family Advisory Council. This Advisory Council will be a forum for providing suggestions and feedback concerning Veteran and family preferences related to a broad scope of healthcare system issues and initiatives.

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Intensive Community Mental Health Recovery Service

Details: In support of Mental Health Awareness Month, the OKC VA Health Care System would like to spotlight its Intensive Community Mental Health Recovery Services Program (ICMHRS), formerly known as Mental Health Intensive Case Management Program (MHICM).

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Hugs for Veterans Continues Its Journey to VA Facilities

Details: Through the Human Hug Project this trio hopes to travel the country and give away free hugs to Veterans through #hugavet events at VA facilities nationwide To date, the Human Hug Project has visited more than 45 VA Medical Centers where Veterans and staff welcome them with open arms.

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2020 National Veterans Creative Arts Festival

Details: Local Veterans Win Big at Creative Arts Competition and Advance to the 2020 National Veterans Creative Arts Festival. The Oklahoma City VA Health Care System is proud to announce the local winners from the 2020 National Veterans Creative Arts Competition. Nationwide, Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical facilities use the creative arts as one form of rehabilitative treatment to …

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2017 James F. Hammarsten Award Recipient

Details: Faisal Latif, MD, an interventional cardiologist at the Oklahoma City VA Health Care System, was awarded the 2017 James F. Hammarsten Physician of Excellence Award.

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