Providence VA Medical Center

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830 Chalkstone Avenue
Providence, RI 02908
1 (401) 273-7100

About

The Providence VA Medical Center is dedicated to providing high-quality comprehensive outpatient and inpatient health care to Veterans residing in Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts. Each veteran who comes to the Medical Center for care is assured personalized care by a team of health care providers. A Primary Care Provider coordinates each patient’s medical care, patient education needs and referrals to any of the medical centers 32 subspecialty clinics.

The Medical Center’s Ambulatory Care Program is supported by a general medical, surgical, and psychiatric inpatient facility fully-accredited by the Joint Commission. The medical center delivers a broad range of services in medicine, surgery, and behavioral sciences and is currently operating 73 beds. Veterans can also avail themselves of primary care and some specialty services at the VA Community-Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOC) in New Bedford, MA, Hyannis, MA, and in Middletown, RI.


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
Main Providence VA Medical Center 1 (401) 273-7100
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Providence VA Medical Center 1 (401) 273-7100 ext: 3234
Ambulatory Diagnostic & Treatment Unit Providence VA Medical Center 1 (401) 273-7100 ext: 3199
Anticoagulation Management Providence VA Medical Center 1 (401) 273-7100 ext: 3462
Appointments Providence VA Medical Center 1 (401) 457-3344
Appointments Providence VA Medical Center 1 (877) 415-9421
Audiology Providence VA Medical Center 1 (401) 455-4949
Audiology Providence VA Medical Center 1 (508) 984-8690
Benefits Representative Providence VA Medical Center 1 (800) 827-1000
Billing Providence VA Medical Center 1 (401) 457-3080
Blind Rehabilitation Providence VA Medical Center 1 (401) 273-7100 ext: 1554
Blood Draw - Phlebotomy Providence VA Medical Center 1 (401) 273-7100 ext: 2647
Bronchoscopy Suite Providence VA Medical Center 1 (401) 273-7100 ext: 2567
CAT - CT Scan Providence VA Medical Center 1 (401) 273-7100 ext: 3459
Canteen Office Providence VA Medical Center 1 (401) 273-7100 ext: 2063
Canteen Store - VCS Patriot Store Providence VA Medical Center 1 (401) 273-7100 ext: 2064
Cardiology Providence VA Medical Center 1 (401) 273-7100 ext: 3063
Caregiver Program Providence VA Medical Center 1 (401) 273-7100 ext: 3283
Case Management - Inpatient Providence VA Medical Center 1 (401) 273-7100 ext: 2162
Case Management - Outpatient Providence VA Medical Center 1 (401) 273-7100 ext: 2251
Cashier Providence VA Medical Center 1 (401) 273-7100 ext: 2078
Chaplain Service Providence VA Medical Center 1 (401) 273-7100 ext: 3000
Chemotherapy Providence VA Medical Center 1 (401) 273-7100 ext: 3199
Community Care Providence VA Medical Center 1 (401) 273-7100 ext: 3015
Community Residential Care Coordinator Providence VA Medical Center 1 (401) 273-7100 ext: 2136
Compensation and Pension Providence VA Medical Center 1 (401) 273-7100 ext: 6766
Contact Providence VA Medical Center 1 (401) 273-7100
Cystoscopy Providence VA Medical Center 1 (401) 273-7100 ext: 3258
Dental Clinic Providence VA Medical Center 1 (401) 457-3018
Dermatology Providence VA Medical Center 1 (401) 273-7100 ext: 3407
Diagnostic Imaging Providence VA Medical Center 1 (401) 273-7100 ext: 3415
Donations Providence VA Medical Center 1 (401) 273-7100 ext: 3002
Ear, Nose and Throat Providence VA Medical Center 1 (401) 273-7100 ext: 4401
Endocardiogrpahy Lab Providence VA Medical Center 1 (401) 273-7100 ext: 2338
Electrocardiogram - EKG (walk-in) Providence VA Medical Center 1 (401) 273-7100 ext: 3443
Eligibility Providence VA Medical Center 1 (401) 273-7100 ext: 2496
Emergency Department Providence VA Medical Center 1 (401) 273-7100 ext: 2615
Endocrinology Providence VA Medical Center 1 (401) 273-7100 ext: 3440
Endoscopy Unit Providence VA Medical Center 1 (401) 273-7100 ext: 2356
Enrollment Providence VA Medical Center 1 (401) 273-7100 ext: 2496
Environmental Management Service Providence VA Medical Center 1 (401) 273-7100 ext: 3662
Erythropoiesis Clinic Providence VA Medical Center 1 (401) 273-7100 ext: 2916
Eye Clinic Providence VA Medical Center 1 (401) 273-7100 ext: 1500
Gastroenterology - Liver Providence VA Medical Center 1 (401) 273-7100 ext: 2916
Geriatrics Clinic Providence VA Medical Center 1 (401) 273-7100 ext: 2381
Head and Neck Providence VA Medical Center 1 (401) 273-7100 ext: 3258
Home-Based Primary Care Providence VA Medical Center 1 (401) 273-7100 ext: 6700
Homeless Clinic Providence VA Medical Center 1 (401) 273-7100 ext: 4178
Human Resources Providence VA Medical Center 1 (401) 459-4770
Identification Cards Providence VA Medical Center 1 (401) 273-7100 ext: 2496