John J. Pershing VA Medical Center

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1500 North Westwood Blvd
Poplar Bluff, MO 63901
1 (573) 686-4151

About

The John J. Pershing VA Medical Center, located in Poplar Bluff, Missouri, provides primary care to veterans throughout 29 counties of Southeast Missouri and Northeast Arkansas. Approximately 50,000 veterans live in our service area and about 40 percent of them receive care at our Medical Center annually.

Our facility is comprised of 13 general medicine beds and 40 extended care beds. Tertiary care support is provided by VA Medical Centers in St. Louis and Columbia, Missouri; Memphis, Tennessee; and Little Rock, Arkansas. Four community-based outpatient clinics provide primary care and mental health services in Cape Girardeau, MO, West Plains, MO, Farmington, MO, and Paragould, AR. Subspecialty service needs at this Medical Center are met by local consultants and attendings and/or referral to tertiary care facilities.

This non-affiliated medical center maintains contractual agreements for educational programs providing clinical practice sites for programs in Associate Degree Nursing, Licensed Practical Nursing, Laboratory Technology, Secretarial Science, Dental Assisting, Computer Science, Social Work, Physical Therapy, Radiology Technician, Social Work BS, Social Work MSW and Optometry.


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
Toll Free John J. Pershing VA Medical Center 1 (888) 557-8262
American Legion Service Main John J. Pershing VA Medical Center 1 (573) 778-4617
Appointments Main John J. Pershing VA Medical Center 1 (573) 778-4601 ext: 54601
Appointments Toll Free John J. Pershing VA Medical Center 1 (888) 557-8262 ext: 54601
Audiology John J. Pershing VA Medical Center 1 (573) 778-4513
Automated Refill Line Main John J. Pershing VA Medical Center 1 (573) 778-4187
Automated Refill Line Toll Free John J. Pershing VA Medical Center 1 (888) 557-8262 ext: 1
Billing and Insurance John J. Pershing VA Medical Center 1 (573) 778-4272
Canteen Main John J. Pershing VA Medical Center 1 (573) 778-4260
Cardiology John J. Pershing VA Medical Center 1 (573) 686-4151 ext: 52286
Cardiology John J. Pershing VA Medical Center 1 (573) 686-4151 ext: 52486
Chaplain Main John J. Pershing VA Medical Center 1 (573) 778-4223
Chaplain Toll Free John J. Pershing VA Medical Center 1 (888) 557-8262 ext: 54223
Community Living Center/Nursing Home Main John J. Pershing VA Medical Center 1 (573) 778-4500
Compensated Work Therapy John J. Pershing VA Medical Center 1 (573) 778-4101
Compensation and Pension Main John J. Pershing VA Medical Center 1 (573) 778-4651
Compensation and Pension Toll Free John J. Pershing VA Medical Center 1 (888) 557-8262 ext: 54651
Compliance & Business Integrity John J. Pershing VA Medical Center 1 (573) 778-4427
Dental Main John J. Pershing VA Medical Center 1 (573) 778-4630
Disabled American Veterans John J. Pershing VA Medical Center 1 (573) 778-4616
Equal Employment Opportunity Main John J. Pershing VA Medical Center 1 (573) 778-4267
Equal Employment Opportunity Toll Free John J. Pershing VA Medical Center 1 (888) 566-3982
Eye Center Main John J. Pershing VA Medical Center 1 (573) 778-4303
GI Clinic John J. Pershing VA Medical Center 1 (573) 686-4151
Health Benefits Advisors Line 1 John J. Pershing VA Medical Center 1 (573) 778-4106
Health Benefits Advisors Line 2 John J. Pershing VA Medical Center 1 (573) 778-4752
Hepatology Line 1 John J. Pershing VA Medical Center 1 (573) 686-4151 ext: 52286
Hepatology Line 2 John J. Pershing VA Medical Center 1 (573) 686-4151 ext: 52486
Hospital Floor John J. Pershing VA Medical Center 1 (573) 778-4300
Human Resources Main John J. Pershing VA Medical Center 1 (573) 778-4290
Human Resources Fax John J. Pershing VA Medical Center 1 (573) 778-4299
Lab John J. Pershing VA Medical Center 1 (573) 778-4786
Learning Resource Center John J. Pershing VA Medical Center 1 (573) 686-4151
Lost and Found Main John J. Pershing VA Medical Center 1 (573) 686-4151 ext: 0
Lost and Found Toll Free John J. Pershing VA Medical Center 1 (888) 557-8262 ext: 0
News Media John J. Pershing VA Medical Center 1 (573) 778-4195
Nurse Advice Line Main John J. Pershing VA Medical Center 1 (573) 686-4151 ext: 1
Nurse Advice Line Toll Free John J. Pershing VA Medical Center 1 (888) 557-8262 ext: 1
Nursing Foot Clinic Line 1 John J. Pershing VA Medical Center 1 (573) 686-4151 ext: 52286
Nursing Foot Clinic Line 2 John J. Pershing VA Medical Center 1 (573) 686-4151 ext: 52486
Nutrition and Food Service John J. Pershing VA Medical Center 1 (573) 778-4644
Optometry Clinic John J. Pershing VA Medical Center 1 (573) 778-4303
Pain Management - Special Care Line 1 John J. Pershing VA Medical Center 1 (573) 686-4151 ext: 52286
Pain Management - Special Care Line 2 John J. Pershing VA Medical Center 1 (573) 686-4151 ext: 52486
Patient Advocate John J. Pershing VA Medical Center 1 (573) 778-4773
Pharmacy Main John J. Pershing VA Medical Center 1 (573) 778-4245
Pharmacy Toll Free John J. Pershing VA Medical Center 1 (888) 557-8262 ext: 54245
Police Department Line 1 John J. Pershing VA Medical Center 1 (573) 778-4357
Police Department Line 2 John J. Pershing VA Medical Center 1 (573) 778-4210
Primary Care John J. Pershing VA Medical Center 1 (573) 778-4760