How do you find a VA advocate?


Quick Answer

Veterans contact Veteran's Health Administration advocates at their local Veteran's Administration clinic or medical center. All veterans receiving care at one of these facilities qualify for advocates to address their concerns and help them receive timely treatment for their medical problems.

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The Department of Veterans Affairs provides patients with treatment teams and recommends that patients contact advocates if they believe that their treatment teams are not addressing their concerns. An advocate may also assist a patient with filing an appeal for review of concerns after the patient has contacted his provider's direct supervisor or the facility's Chief of the Service if the patient is unhappy with his treatment plans. Advocates also provide information about patients' rights.

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