Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center

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500 East Oglethorpe Highway
Hinesville, GA 31313
(912) 408-2900

About

Atlanta VA Medical Center (VAMC), a Joint Commission and Magnet®-designated medical facility sits on 26 acres in Decatur, Georgia—just minutes from downtown Atlanta. The main medical center is a level 1A tertiary care facility providing patient-centered healthcare via an array of comprehensive medical, surgical, geriatric specialty services, as well as state-of–the-art diagnostic testing throughout 14 sites of care. With 466 inpatient beds, including a 120-bed Community Living Center, a 40-bed domiciliary, and a 21-bed Residential Treatment Program, the Atlanta VAMC is uniquely positioned to serve the healthcare needs of more than 130,000 enrolled Veterans living in 50 counties across northeast Georgia. The Medical Center, also a teaching hospital, provides hands-on and state-of-the-art technology, education and research to residents in collaboration with Emory University School of Medicine and Morehouse School of Medicine.


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
Anesthesiology Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center (843) 577-5011
Anesthesiology Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center (888) 789-7345
Audiology Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center (843) 789-6500 ext: 7654
Audiology Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center (888) 651-2682
Bariatric Surgery Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center (843) 789-7330
Bariatric Surgery Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center (888) 878-6884
Equal Employment Opportunity Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center (843) 789-6326
Geriatrics and Extended Care Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center (843) 789-7057
Health Equity and Rural Outreach Innovation Center Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center (843) 577-5011 ext: 6875
Health Equity and Rural Outreach Innovation Center Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center (843) 577-5011 ext: 7587
Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center (843) 577-5011 ext: 6914
Hematology and Oncology Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center (843) 577-5011
Hospice Services for Veterans Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center (843) 789-7426
Inpatient Palliative Care Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center (843) 577-5011
Inpatient Palliative Care Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center (888) 878-6884
Minority Veterans Program Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center (843) 577-5011 ext: 7948
Nutrition Services Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center (843) 577-5011
Nutrition Services Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center (888) 878-6884
Palliative Care Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center (843) 577-5011
Palliative Care Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center (888) 878-6884
Patient and Family Centered Care Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center (843) 789-6732
Pharmacy Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center (843) 577-5011 ext: 15220
Pharmacy Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center (843) 577-5011 ext: 15220
Research and Development Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center (843) 789-6703
Sleep Laboratory and CPAP Program Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center (843) 789-7217