Battle Creek VA Medical Center

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5500 Armstrong Road
Battle Creek, MI 49037
1 (269) 966-5600

About

Since 1924, the Battle Creek, Michigan VA Medical Center (VAMC) has been improving the health of the men and women who have served our nation. We consider it our privilege to serve your health care needs. We serve over 42,000 Veterans in 22 counties of the southwestern lower peninsula of Michigan.

The Battle Creek VAMC consists of 276 total operating beds, including 55 inpatient mental health beds, 11 inpatient medical beds, 109 Community Living Center beds, and 101 Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program (RRTP) beds. The Battle Creek VAMC is classified as a neuropsychiatric facility and is the hub of mental health care for VA Medical Centers in the lower peninsula of Michigan. Battle Creek VAMC provides state-of-the-art, evidence-based, recovery-oriented mental health care. The Medical Center also offers a wide variety of health care services, which includes both inpatient and outpatient care. Once eligibility has been determined, each patient enrolling for care is assigned to a primary care provider and team, who provides continuous and coordinated care.


Medical Care

Tricare Numbers
Nurse Advice Hotline TRICARE: (800) 874-2273 Opt 1
Primary Care Appointments: (800) 600-9332
TRICARE for Life: (866) 773-0404


TRICARE
Tricare partners with United Healthcare Military & Veterans as its regional contractor in the Western United States to provide health care services and support to beneficiaries.

Home TRICARE:
https://www.tricare.mil

Tricare Home Page allows access to Enroll in or Purchase a Plan, File or Check a Claim, View Referrals, Find a Health Care Provider, Change Your Primary Care Manager, Compare Plans, Manage Prescriptions and much more.

Nurse Advice Line TRICARE: (800) 874-2273 Opt 1.

The Nurse Advice Line is available to all TRICARE beneficiaries in the U.S., except those enrolled in US Family Health Plan. You can call the Nurse Advice Line 24/7, at no cost to you, to talk to a registered nurse who can: Answer your urgent care questions.

New to TRICARE:
https://www.tricare.mil/Plans/New

Learn more about TRICARE- Watch an overview video & take free public TRICARE courses online.

TRICARE Online:
https://www.tricareonline.com/

You can make Primary Care appointments, check lab results and even order your pharmacy refills using TOL, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Contact: (800) 600-9332

TRICARE For Life:
https://www.tricare.mil/tfl
Contact- (866) 773-0404

TRICARE for Life is your Medicare-wraparound coverage for TRICARE-eligible beneficiaries who have Medicare Part A and B. TRICARE for Life beneficiaries can receive care at military hospitals and clinics, but only on a space-available basis.

TRICARE Pharmacy Program:
https://www.tricare.mil/pharmacy

The TRICARE Pharmacy Program provides the prescription drugs you need, when you need them, in a safe, easy, and affordable way.

Customer Service Community Directory:
https://www.tricare.mil/bcacdcao/

The directory helps you connect with a Beneficiary Counseling and Assistance Coordinator (BCAC), Debt Collection Assistance Officer (DCAO), or other member of the customer service community. If you have questions or issues specific to a single clinic or hospital, contact someone listed for that facility.

You may contact any customer service community representative for general TRICARE issues.

Must be registered in the DEERS program to be eligible for TRICARE
Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System:
https://www.tricare.mil/deers

Base Listings

The numbers for Fairchild Air Force Base have low accuracy due to its unique utilization. Entire companies are rotated through on a regular basis, so large portions of the phone directory are subject to change without notice. Please contact the base operator at (509) 247-1212 if you experience any difficulty reaching your desired contact.

NameLevel NamePhone
Main Battle Creek VA Medical Center 1 (269) 966-5600
Appointments Battle Creek VA Medical Center 1 (888) 838-6446
VAMC Toll Free Battle Creek VA Medical Center 1 (888) 214-1247
Eye Clinic Battle Creek VA Medical Center 1 (269) 966-5600 ext: 32728
Eye Clinic Battle Creek VA Medical Center 1 (269) 966-5600 ext: 32729
Eye Clinic Battle Creek VA Medical Center 1 (616) 249-5300 ext: 30571
Dental Clinic Battle Creek VA Medical Center 1 (269) 966-5600 ext: 35425
Dental Clinic Battle Creek VA Medical Center 1 (616) 249-5300 ext: 30390
Patient Advocate Battle Creek VA Medical Center 1 (269) 966-5600 ext: 31980
Patient Advocate Battle Creek VA Medical Center 1 (269) 966-5600 ext: 31990
Physical Therapy Battle Creek VA Medical Center 1 (269) 966-5600 ext: 35301
Physical Therapy Battle Creek VA Medical Center 1 (616) 249-5300 ext: 30370
Eligibility Battle Creek VA Medical Center 1 (269) 966-5600 ext: 33853
Eligibility Battle Creek VA Medical Center 1 (269) 966-5600 ext: 33887
Pharmacy Battle Creek VA Medical Center 1 (269) 966-5600 ext: 1
Pharmacy Battle Creek VA Medical Center 1 (616) 249-5300 ext: 1