Since 1929, Veterans Affairs Medical Center VAMC Fargo has been improving the health of the men and women who have so proudly served our nation. We consider it our privilege to serve your health care needs in any way we can. Services are available to more than 89,000 veterans living in North Dakota, Minnesota, and South Dakota.
The fastest and easiest way to apply or update your information is online! First time enrolling for benefits or already enrolled? Submit or update your personal, insurance, and financial information here!
On August 7, 2014, President Obama signed into law the Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act of 2014 (Public Law 113-146) ("Choice Act"). Technical revisions to the Choice Act were made on September 26, 2014, when the President signed into law the Department of Veterans Affairs Expiring Authorities Act of 2014 (Public Law 113-175).
VA's goal continues to be to provide timely, high-quality healthcare for Veterans. Veterans and VA employees nationwide understand the need for reform, and VA is committed to putting these reforms into place.
On November 5th, 2014, VA announced the initial role out of the choice program, a provision of the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act (VACAA). Below are fact sheets on both the Choice, and VACAA in general, as well as an open-letter from Secretary McDonald.
Help determining your eligibility and assistance with obtaining care through Choice Program: Care In the Community Team at the Fargo VA: 701-232-3241 ext .93411
Choice Contractor in ND: Health Net 866-606-8198
Community-Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOC)
In addition to the main facility in Fargo, they offer services in nine community-based outpatient clinics. These clinics are located in —
- Bemidji, Minnesota
- Bismarck, North Dakota
- Dickinson, North Dakota
- Fergus Falls, Minnesota
- Grafton, North Dakota
- Grand Forks, North Dakota
- Jamestown, North Dakota
- Minot, North Dakota
- Williston, North Dakota
- Devils Lake, ND
Returning OIF/OEF/OND Servicemembers
Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF)/Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) combat Veterans can receive cost free medical care for any condition related to their service in the Iraq (OIF)/Afghanistan (OEF) theater for five years after the date of their discharge or release.
Visit the VA website or contact the following for more information:
Fargo Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) OEF/OIF Program Manager
1-800-410-9723 or 701-239-3700 ext. 9-3787
Located in room 1135c on the first floor of the Fargo VA Medical Center
Affordable Care Act (ACA)
If you are enrolled in VA health care, you meet the health care law coverage standards. If you’re not enrolled, Veterans and their family members can apply for enrollment at any time.
Need more information on how ACA affects you?