Category: VA Choice Program

February 25, 2019

Better Access to Care for Veterans

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced changes to community and urgent care access standards that take effect in June. These changes directly impact our community and Northwest Health Services and give Veterans a greater choice in receiving care. What is an access standard? Access standards define if a Veteran would be able to choose […]

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May 15, 2017

Vet2Vet Event – THIS SATURDAY!

Vet2Vet Event – Saturday, May 20th 10 am – 2 pm, Civic Arena   The vet2vet event will be held THIS Saturday at the Civic Arena in St. Joseph, Missouri from 10 am – 2 pm. Northwest Health Services will be providing FREE blood sugar and blood pressure screenings for all who attend. Please, if […]

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April 10, 2017

Veteran’s Choice Program Continues

Veteran’s Choice Program Will Continue On Wednesday, lawmakers passed an extension of the Veteran’s Choice Program. This move will help aid thousands of veterans with the health care they need. According to Military Times, the measure passed the chamber by a voice vote. Earlier in the week, it cleared the Senate without opposition. The White […]

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November 11, 2016

Healthcare for Veterans

November 11, 2016 | Northwest Health is excited to announce the implementation of the Veteran’s Choice Program. The program improves access to care for Veterans across the United States. The goal of the program according to VA Secretary Robert A. McDonald “is to do all we can to remove the barriers that separate Veterans from […]

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November 4, 2016

Where can I find Veteran Resources?

November 4, 2016 | Northwest Health Services is hosting a Veterans Health Fair on Thursday, November 10 from 1-3 pm. The fair will be held at the Family Medicine Associates location at 2303 Village Drive in Saint Joseph, Missouri.   The fair is designed to connect Veterans with people and resources throughout the community to […]

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