Edward Hines, Jr VA Hospital

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5000 South 5th Avenue
Hines, IL 60141
1 (708) 202-8387

About

Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital, located 12 miles west of downtown Chicago on a 147-acre campus, offers primary, extended and specialty care and serves as a tertiary care referral center for VISN 12. Specialized clinical programs include Blind Rehabilitation, Spinal Cord Injury, Neurosurgery, Radiation Therapy, and Cardiovascular Surgery. The hospital also serves as the VISN 12 southern tier hub for pathology, radiology, radiation therapy, human resource management, and fiscal services.

Hines VAH currently operates 483 beds and six community-based outpatient clinics in Elgin, Kankakee, Oak Lawn, Aurora, LaSalle, and Joliet. More than 700,000 patient visits occurred in the fiscal year 2014 providing care to more than 57,000 veterans, primarily from Cook, DuPage and Will counties.


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.

Name Level Name Phone
Amputation System of Care Edward Hines, Jr VA Hospital 1 (708) 202-2407
Amputation System of Care Edward Hines, Jr VA Hospital 1 (708) 202-3879
Audiology and Speech Pathology Service Edward Hines, Jr VA Hospital 1 (708) 202-2298
Cardiac Rehabilitation Edward Hines, Jr VA Hospital 1 (708) 202-8387 ext: 27216
Central Blind Rehabilitation Center Welcome Edward Hines, Jr VA Hospital 1 (708) 202-2272
Chaplain Service Edward Hines, Jr VA Hospital 1 (708) 202-8387 ext: 22531
Clinical Informatics Edward Hines, Jr VA Hospital 1 (708) 202-2777
Community Outreach Team Edward Hines, Jr VA Hospital 1 (708) 264-1976
Decedent Affairs Edward Hines, Jr VA Hospital 1 (708) 202-2503
Decedent Affairs Edward Hines, Jr VA Hospital 1 (708) 202-7969 ext:
Dental Service Edward Hines, Jr VA Hospital 1 (708) 202-8387 ext: 21060
Driver Rehabilitation Edward Hines, Jr VA Hospital 1 (708) 202-8387 ext: 24382
Extended Care and Rehabilitation Edward Hines, Jr VA Hospital 1 (708) 202-2707
Former Prisoners of War Advocate Edward Hines, Jr VA Hospital 1 (708) 202-8387 ext: 29086
Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Edward Hines, Jr VA Hospital 1 (708) 202-8387 ext: 21228
Hines Spinal Cord Injury/Disorders Service Edward Hines, Jr VA Hospital 1 (708) 202-2241
Hospice and Palliative Care Program Edward Hines, Jr VA Hospital 1 (708) 202-2584
Kinesiotherapy Service Edward Hines, Jr VA Hospital 1 (708) 202-8537 ext: 24932
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Veterans Edward Hines, Jr VA Hospital 1 (708) 202-8387 ext: 21228
MOVE Program Edward Hines, Jr VA Hospital 1 (708) 202-8387 ext: 27190
Medical Foster Home Program Edward Hines, Jr VA Hospital 1 (708) 202-7878
Mental Health Edward Hines, Jr VA Hospital 1 (708) 202-8387 ext: 22002
Military Sexual Trauma Edward Hines, Jr VA Hospital 1 (708) 202-8387 ext: 25067
No Veteran Dies Alone Volunteer Program Edward Hines, Jr VA Hospital 1 (708) 202-8387 ext: 22408
OEF/OIF Post Deployment Center Edward Hines, Jr VA Hospital 1 (708) 202-8387 ext: 24668
Occupational Therapy Edward Hines, Jr VA Hospital 1 (708) 202-8387 ext: 27808
Orthopedic Clinic Edward Hines, Jr VA Hospital 1 (708) 202-8387 ext: 22402
Pharmacy Edward Hines, Jr VA Hospital 1 (708) 202-2375
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Edward Hines, Jr VA Hospital 1 (708) 202-2282
Physical Therapy Edward Hines, Jr VA Hospital 1 (708) 202-2174
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Edward Hines, Jr VA Hospital 1 (708) 202-8387 ext: 24668
Recreation Therapy Edward Hines, Jr VA Hospital 1 (708) 202-2261
Rehabilitation Services Edward Hines, Jr VA Hospital 1 (708) 202-4982
Social Workers at the Hines VAMC Edward Hines, Jr VA Hospital 1 (708) 202-8387 ext: 21843
Substance Abuse Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program Edward Hines, Jr VA Hospital 1 (708) 202-8387 ext: 22023
Trauma Services Program Edward Hines, Jr VA Hospital 1 (708) 202-8387 ext: 24668