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VA Offers Rural Veterans Options to Connect with Providers

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There are more than 4 million Veterans in the United States who live in rural areas. Rural communities face unique health care challenges, such as fewer local health care options and longer travel times to visit medical centers.

VA is working to expand access to care in rural communities through telehealth and other virtual means. VA telehealth is a convenient care option that allows Veterans to connect with their VA providers from anywhere.

The Office of Connected Care recently published an article on VA News that details virtual care options for Veterans to consider. In it, Veterans can read about VA’s Digital Divide Consult, Clinical Resource Hubs, ATLAS (Accessing Telehealth through Local Area Stations) locations, and more.

Read the article on VA News.