Veterans Health Administration - Polytrauma/TBI System of Care

United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration - Rehabilitation and Prosthetic Services


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General Information
Description of ServiceThe Veterans Health Administration (VHA) implements the medical assistance program of the VA through the administration and operation of numerous VA Medical Centers (VAMC), Outpatient Clinics (OPC), Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOC), and VA Community Living Centers (VA Nursing Home) Programs.

VA’s Polytrauma System of Care (PSC) balances access and expertise to provide the right rehabilitation care at the right time and location. Specialized TBI and polytrauma care is provided at the facility closest to the Veteran’s home with the expertise necessary to manage his/her rehabilitation, medical, surgical, and mental health needs. For highly specialized care, travel likely will be required.

The tiered PSC integrates specialized rehabilitation services at regional centers, network sites and local VA medical centers.
Geographical AreaUnited States - includes all Pennsylvania counties: Adams, Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Berks, Blair, Bradford, Bucks, Butler, Cambria, Cameron, Carbon, Centre, Chester, Clarion, Clearfield, Clinton, Columbia, Crawford, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Elk, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, Juniata, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lawrence, Lebanon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Lycoming, McKean, Mercer, Mifflin, Monroe, Montgomery, Montour, Northampton, Northumberland, Perry, Philadelphia, Pike, Potter, Schuylkill, Snyder, Somerset, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Union, Venango, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Westmoreland, Wyoming, York
Intake ProcedureAsk to speak with a VA Polytrauma Point of Contact at the nearest VA Medical Center.
 
Client Information
Target PopulationMilitary/Veterans
GenderEither
EligibilityYou may be eligible for VA benefits if you are a: veteran; veteran's dependent; surviving spouse, child or parent of a deceased veteran; uniformed service member; present or former reservist or National Guard member.
 
Contact Information
 
Physical Site Address 1 810 Vermont Avenue NW
Physical Site City, State, Zip Washington, DC 20420
Main Phone 202-273-5781
Hotline Phone Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255 (Press 1) or text Get Help NOW to 838255
Web Address www.polytrauma.va.gov/system-of-care/index.asp
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Affiliated Program: United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration - Rehabilitation and Prosthetic Services
This Service: Veterans Health Administration - Polytrauma/TBI System of Care
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Brain Injuries (YF-3000.1300)
Trauma Care (LD-8450)
Trauma Centers (LD-8500)
Veterans (YN-9000)