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Boise VA Medical Center

 

Appointments

Local Patient Access Data

Regularly updated patient access data is available for all VA Medical Centers and Community-Based Outpatient Clinics including average wait times, number of patients waiting for a scheduled appointment and number of patients that cannot be scheduled for an appointment in 90 days or less. To view this data, go to http://www.va.gov/health/access-audit.asp.

At Boise VAMC we have established a system to assist you in getting an appointment without a long delay. Our goal is simple: easy access to care.

If you have received a letter stating that you need to make an appointment, please call the Medical Center at 208-422-1000, or toll free at 866-437-5093 and follow the prompts.

Changing Your Appointment

Please contact us as soon as possible if you cannot make your appointment. This will allow us to reschedule you sooner as well as schedule one of your fellow veterans for the original appointment.

Who to Call
To make an appointment with a particular clinic or service, call the listed phone number provided below.

 

Boise, Idaho VAMC

Toll Free

(866) 437-5093

Main Switch Board

(208) 422-1000

Admitting

(208) 422-1109

Dental Clinic

(208) 422-1389

Eye Clinic

(208) 422-1072

Patient Advocate

(208) 422-1034

OIF/OEF Contact

(208) 422-1016

Physical Therapy

(208) 422-1368

Specialty Clinic

(208) 422-1226

Business & Eligibility

(208) 422-1000 ext. 7586

Firms or Teams

Blue  

(208) 422-1000

Gold

(208) 422-1000

Orange

(208) 422-1000

Purple

(208) 422-1000

Red

(208) 422-1000

Silver

(208) 422-1000

Community Based Outpatient Clinics

Burns, Oregon

(541) 573-3339

Caldwell, Idaho

(208) 454-4820

Mt. Home, Idaho

(208) 580-2001

Salmon, Idaho

(208) 756-8515

Twin Falls, Idaho

(208) 732-0947

Behavioral Health Clinics

Boise VAMC

(208) 422-1108

Salmon, Idaho

(208) 756-8515


Direct Scheduling
The Boise VA Medical Center now offers direct scheduling to routine optometry and audiology appointments. Veterans no longer need to be seen by primary care in order to be referred to these speciality services.
Audiology
Routine audiology care includes hearing tests, and hearing aid checks and repairs. Sudden loss of hearing or other symptoms such as ear pain, pressure or drainage will require a referral from your Primary Care Team to Audiology. To directly schedule a routine appointment for audiology please call (208) 422-1111.
Optometry
A routine, annual eye tests for adults under the age of 40 is not necessary unless you have other risk factors such as glaucoma, macular degeneration, diabetes, etc. Veterans should get an eye exam every 1 to 2 years for veterans over the age of 65; every 2 to 3 years for veterans 55 to 64 years of age; and every 2 to 4 years for veterans 40 to 54 years of age. To schedule a routine appointment for optometry please call (208) 422-1072.

Contact

Boise VA Medical Center
Appointments
Boise VA Medical Center
208-422-1000
boiwebmasters@va.gov