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VA Northern Indiana Health Care System

 

Appointments

Schedule a VA Appointment

There are many ways for Veterans to make health care appointments.

  • If you don’t have VA health care benefits, you can apply now. Apply for VA health care.
  • If you’re having a medical emergency, please call 911 or call the Veterans Crisis Line at 1-800-273-8255, then press 1.

Schedule an Appointment

By Phone

Follow the instructions on this page on how to make an appointment by phone at this facility.

Online

VA now offers online appointment scheduling for some appointments. We hope to expand the number of VA facilities and types of appointments in the future.

If you have VA health care benefits, you can schedule your VA primary care appointments online if you:

With your online account, you’ll also be able to:

  • Track the status of requests
  • Send messages about requested appointments
  • Get notifications about appointments
  • Cancel appointments
Schedule a VA appointment online.

Upgrade your Existing Accounts

Appointments

At VA Northern Indiana Health Care System, we have established a number of procedures to assist you in getting an appointment without a long delay. Our goals are simple —

  • you to be able to see your primary care provider within one to seven business days for urgent needs and within 30 days for routine needs.
  • you should have fast access to specialty care

If you have received a postcard stating that you need to make an appointment, please call the Medical Center at the number and time listed on your postcard.

Changing Your Appointment

For a listing of your current appointments, please call the Medical Center at 1-800-360-8387 and press 2.
 
If you cannot keep an existing appointment, please contact us as soon as you are aware you cannot make your appointment. This will allow us to reschedule you sooner as well as schedule one of your fellow veterans for the original appointment date and time. Call 1-800-360-8387 and press 2 to cancel.

Who to Call

To inquire about a medical issue or to get information to your primary care provider, call 1-800-360-8387 and press 3.
 

Information to Help You Decide about Where to Receive Your Care

VA has a regularly updated Access to Care website that provides useful information that can help you to decide the best VA location for you to receive your care. Before making an appointment, you can find out the following information for a VA location:

  • Wait times for primary care, mental health, and some of the commonest specialties
  • If same day services are available in primary care and mental health
  • If Telehealth is available in primary care and mental health
  • If it has an emergency room
  • Facility contact information
  • Veteran satisfaction scores
  • Quality information comparing each VA and local area non-VA healthcare facilities

VA is committed to give Veterans the access to care they need, when they need it. When you’re planning your care at VA, you can rely on us to give you the information you need to make informed health care decisions.

Contact

Patient Information
Appointments
800-360-8387 Ext. 2