Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center

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325 East H Street
Iron Mountain, MI 49801
1 (906) 774-3300

About

The Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center (OGJVAMC) is located at Iron Mountain, MI, in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The facility oversees six Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs) located in Ironwood, Hancock, Marquette, Sault Ste. Marie, and Menominee, MI, and Rhinelander, WI. It also operates a Rural Health Outreach Clinic in Manistique, MI. OGJVAMC and its CBOCs /Rural Outreach Clinic annually serve 20,000 Veterans. OGJVAMC has the largest geographic patient service area east of the Mississippi River, encompassing fifteen Michigan counties and ten counties in northeastern Wisconsin. It is home to approximately 57,000 Veterans, over 26,000 of whom are enrolled in VA’s health care system. OGJVAMC employs 686 staff at its main facility and CBOCs, including 39 licensed physicians, 217 nurses, and 62 mental health professionals that provide primary and selected secondary health care.

OGJVAMC is a primary and secondary level care facility with 17 acute care, general medicine beds. The main facility has an Urgent Care Center and collaborates with larger VA Medical Centers in Milwaukee and Madison, WI, as well as local community health facilities to provide higher-level emergency and specialty care services. OGJVAMC also provides rehabilitation and extended care, including palliative and hospice care, in its 40-bed Community Living Center.

OGJVAMC provides ambulatory and acute health care in areas of audiology, diabetes, dentistry, ear/nose/throat (ENT), geriatrics and extended care, general medicine, home-based primary care, mental health, neurology, oncology, optometry/ophthalmology, orthopedics, palliative/hospice, physical and occupational therapy, prosthetics, podiatry, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), psychiatry, radiology, sleep studies, speech, spinal cord injury (SCI), substance abuse, surgery, urology, weight management, and women’s wellness.


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
Audiology Clinic Line 1 Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center 1 (906) 774-3300 ext: 32465
Audiology Clinic Line 1 Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center 1 (906) 774-3300 ext: 33115
Automated Information System Line 1 Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center 1 (906) 779-7449
Automated Information System Line 2 Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center 1 (800) 805-1870
Billing (North Central Consolidated Patient Account Center) Main Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center 1 (906) 774-3300 ext: 33530
Billing (North Central Consolidated Patient Account Center) Toll Free Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center 1 (800) 215-8262 ext: 33530
Billing Office Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center 1 (866) 260-2614
Canteen Service Line 1 Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center 1 (906) 774-3300 ext: 32072
Canteen Service Line 2 Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center 1 (906) 774-3300 ext: 32077
Chaplain Service Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center 1 (906) 774-3300 ext: 32066
Compensation and Pension Main Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center 1 (906) 774-3300 ext: 32659
Compensation and Pension Toll Free Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center 1 (800) 215-8262 ext: 32659
Dental Service Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center 1 (906) 774-3300 ext: 32080
Eligibility Office Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center 1 (906) 774-3300 ext: 32810
Extended Care and Rehabilitation Program Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center 1 (906) 774-3300
Eye Clinic Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center 1 (906) 774-3300 ext: 33115
Former Prisoner of War Advocate Program Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center 1 (906) 774-3300 ext: 34710
Human Resources Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center 1 (906) 774-3300 ext: 32281
Mental Health Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center 1 (800) 215-8262 ext: 32541
Military Sexual Trauma Program Main Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center 1 (906) 774-3300 ext: 32531
Military Sexual Trauma Program Toll Free Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center 1 (800) 215-8262 ext: 32541
Minority Veterans Program Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center 1 (906) 774-3300 ext: 34080
Non-VA Care Coordination Main Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center 1 (906) 774-3300 ext: 32657
Non-VA Care Coordination Toll Free Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center 1 (800) 215-8262 ext: 32657
Palliative Care/Hospice Care Line 1 Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center 1 (906) 774-3300 ext: 34514
Palliative Care/Hospice Care Line 2 Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center 1 (906) 774-3300 ext: 34504
Patient Adcovate Line 1 Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center 1 (906) 774-3300 ext: 34429
Patient Adcovate Line 2 Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center 1 (906) 774-3300 ext: 34401
Pharmacy Main Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center 1 (906) 774-3300 ext: 32480
Pharmacy Toll Free Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center 1 (800) 805-1870
Public Affairs Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center 1 (906) 774-3300 ext: 32001
Transportation - Veterans Transportation Network Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center 1 (906) 774-3300 ext: 32780
Veteran health Information Coordinator Main Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center 1 (906) 774-3300 ext: 34729
Veteran health Information Coordinator Toll Free Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center 1 (800) 215-8262 ext: 34729
Audiology Clinic Line 1 Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center 1 (906) 774-3300 ext: 32465
Audiology Clinic Line 1 Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center 1 (906) 774-3300 ext: 33115
Automated Information System Line 1 Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center 1 (906) 779-7449
Automated Information System Line 2 Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center 1 (800) 805-1870
Billing (North Central Consolidated Patient Account Center) Main Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center 1 (906) 774-3300 ext: 33530
Billing (North Central Consolidated Patient Account Center) Toll Free Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center 1 (800) 215-8262 ext: 33530
Billing Office Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center 1 (866) 260-2614
Canteen Service Line 1 Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center 1 (906) 774-3300 ext: 32072
Canteen Service Line 2 Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center 1 (906) 774-3300 ext: 32077
Chaplain Service Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center 1 (906) 774-3300 ext: 32066
Compensation and Pension Main Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center 1 (906) 774-3300 ext: 32659
Compensation and Pension Toll Free Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center 1 (800) 215-8262 ext: 32659
Dental Service Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center 1 (906) 774-3300 ext: 32080
Eligibility Office Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center 1 (906) 774-3300 ext: 32810
Extended Care and Rehabilitation Program Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center 1 (906) 774-3300
Eye Clinic Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center 1 (906) 774-3300 ext: 33115