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VA Boston Healthcare System



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

At VA Boston Healthcare, we have established a number of procedures to assist you in getting an appointment without a long delay. Our goals are simple —

you should be able to see your primary care provider within one to two business days
you should have faster access to speciality care
Changing Your Appointment
For a listing of your current appointments, please call the our Patient Call Center at 1-800-865-3384.

If you cannot keep an existing appointment, please contact the appropriate clinic between the hours of 8:00am and 4:00pm, Monday through Friday, as soon as you are aware 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 date and time.

In the event you do not have the direct number for your clinic, please call the Patient Call Center at 1-800-865-3384 for assistance.