Overton Brooks VA Medical Center

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510 E. Stoner Ave
Shreveport, LA 71101
1 (318) 221-8411

About

Overton Brooks VA Medical Center (OBVAMC) consists of one Veterans Health Administration (VHA) tertiary care facility and three (3) Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs) serving Veterans in fifteen (15) Louisiana parishes, five (5) counties in Southern Arkansas and ten (10) counties in East Texas. The medical center is classified as a Clinical Referral Level 1C Facility and accepts referrals from the Southeast Louisiana Veterans Healthcare System and the Alexandria VA Health Science Center. OBVAMC serves over 37,000 Veterans per year. The hospital is accredited for 111 inpatient beds and provides over 462,000 outpatient visits per year. The medical center has an active accredited research program and is one of the regional sites for VISN 16 Hematology/Oncology Center.

The medical center manages three (3) CBOCs in Monroe, Louisiana; Longview, Texas; and Texarkana, Arkansas. Comprehensive health care is provided through primary and specialty care in the areas of Medicine, Surgery, Psychiatry, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Neurology, Oncology, Dentistry and Geriatrics. Overton Brooks is a teaching hospital, providing a complete range of patient care services, with state-of-the-art technology, as well as education and research and is affiliated with Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport, State University Health Science Center and many allied health schools and universities. The medical center also works collaboratively with the 2nd Medical Group at Barksdale Air Force Base and is a primary receiving center for military casualties in the VA/DoD Contingency Plan. OBVAMC is also Federal Coordinating Center (FCC) for the National Disaster Medical System.


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
DAV Transportation Overton Brooks VA Medical Center 1 (800) 644-8370 ext: 7025
DAV Transportation Overton Brooks VA Medical Center 1 (318) 221-8411 ext: 7025
Eye Clinic Overton Brooks VA Medical Center 1 (318) 221-8411 ext: 7411
Eye Clinic Overton Brooks VA Medical Center 1 (800) 863-7441 ext: 7411
LGBT Information Overton Brooks VA Medical Center 1 (318) 221-8411
MOVE! Weight Management Program for Veterans Overton Brooks VA Medical Center 1 (318) 990-5023
Medical Foster Home Overton Brooks VA Medical Center 1 (318) 990-5238
My HealtheVet Program Overton Brooks VA Medical Center 1 (318) 990-4745
Nuclear Medicine Service Overton Brooks VA Medical Center 1 (318) 990-5081
OEF/OIF/OND Overton Brooks VA Medical Center 1 (318) 990-5012
Overton Brooks VA School of Medical Technology Overton Brooks VA Medical Center 1 (318) 990-5569
Patient Advocate Office Overton Brooks VA Medical Center 1 (318) 221-8411 ext: 5013
Patient Advocate Office Overton Brooks VA Medical Center 1 (318) 221-8411 ext: 6712
Pharmacy Overton Brooks VA Medical Center 1 (318) 990-5547
Pharmacy Overton Brooks VA Medical Center 1 (800) 863-7441 ext: 5547
Primary Care Overton Brooks VA Medical Center 1 (318) 221-8411
TeleHealth Overton Brooks VA Medical Center 1 (800) 863-7441
TeleHealth Overton Brooks VA Medical Center 1 (318) 990-5914
VLER Health Overton Brooks VA Medical Center 1 (318) 990-5532