Veterans Choice Program Webinar

Veterans Choice Program Webinar

Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. (EST).

The Veterans Choice Program is a new program from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) that expands access to health care to thousands of veterans by allowing them to receive care from non-VA health care providers.  This program provides an opportunity for rural health care providers to partner with the VA in providing services to rural veterans.

Webinar Access:


Call-in: 1-888-831-8965

Passcode: 5904375

Note: Registration is not required for this webinar


  • Introductions
  • Overview of the Veterans Choice Program
  • Program Administration
  • Requirements for Provider Participation
  • Cost Sharing Requirements for Veterans
  • Coordination with Other Health Insurance
  • Other VA Programs to Support Rural Providers
  • Questions and Answers

Target Audience:

Rural health care providers and stakeholders including State Offices of Rural Health; Rural Health Clinics; Critical Access Hospitals; Medicare Dependent Hospitals; Sole Community Hospitals; Federally Qualified Health Centers; and other providers who serve the rural community


Gina Capra, Director, U.S. Veterans Health Administration (VHA), Office of Rural Health

Lelia Jackson, Acting Director, VHA, Office of Community Engagement

TriWest and Health Net Representatives


Wakina Scott, Federal Office of Rural Health Policy

Additional Information:

Attached is background information on the Veterans Choice Program.  An audio recording and written transcript will be made available to participants approximately 1 week following the webinar.

For additional information, contact Wakina Scott at

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