G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center

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1500 E Woodrow Wilson Dr
Jackson, MS 39216
1 (601) 362-4471

About

This medical center provides primary, second and tertiary medical, neurological and mental health inpatient care. Services include hemodialysis, sleep studies, substance abuse treatment, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), hematology/oncology, and rehabilitation programs. Both primary and specialized outpatient services are available, including such specialized programs as ambulatory surgery, spinal cord injury, neurology, infectious disease, substance abuse, PTSD, readjustment counseling, and mental health diagnostic and treatment programs. Comprehensive health care is available for female veteran patients. An 86-bed Community Living Center (including a palliative care unit), community nursing homes, three 150-bed state veterans nursing homes, VA community clinics, and a variety of outpatient programs are utilized to support the needs of aging veterans.

This medical center is the Clinic of Jurisdiction for the State of Mississippi and provides administrative support to the South Central VA Healthcare Network (VISN 16), the Veterans Outreach Center, the Veterans Benefits Administration Regional Office, and the National Cemetery in Natchez. The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) accredits the G.V. (Sonny) Medical Center.

Joint Commission’s mission is to improve the quality of care provided to the public through the provision of healthcare accreditation and related services that support performance improvement in healthcare organizations. We’ve been awarded accreditation with commendation, because we strive to provide the very best possible care, and we’ve proven it by meeting Joint Commission’s standards for high-quality health care. This medical center strives to provide the best care possible in the most courteous and efficient manner to our patients. Our goal is to be responsive and sensitive to the needs of our patients and resolve any concern in a positive and timely manner.

If a problem develops with respect to your care at this medical center, we encourage you to share your concerns with the ward’s nurse manager. The nurse manager is responsible for either resolving your concerns or bringing the matter to the attention of someone who can. Three full-time Patient Advocates are also available to help you and your family with any problems or questions you may have about your stay. If you have any concerns, complaints, compliments, or you just need information or assistance, the patient advocates are available Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on the first floor of the main hospital building (room D-114) or at hospital extension 1253.


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.

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Audiology G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center 1 (601) 362-4471 ext: 1702
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Medical Foster Home G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center 1 (888) 530-5854 ext: 22707
Medical Foster Home G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center 1 (601) 882-2707
Occupational Therapy G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center 1 (601) 362-4471 ext: 1709
Pain Management G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center 1 (601) 362-4471
Pharmacy G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center 1 (601) 364-1270
Physical Therapy G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center 1 (601) 362-4471 ext: 1706
Radiation Therapy G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center 1 (601) 362-4471 ext: 5735
Speech-Language Pathology G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center 1 (601) 362-4471 ext: 5086
Speech-Language Pathology G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center 1 (601) 362-4471 ext: 6510