In a recent publication, Dave Cleland gave a wrong number for fee basis authorization from the VA. For fee basis authorization for emergency care, call (602) 277-5551 ext. 12254 or toll free 1-800-554-7174.
For additional information on Non-VA Care go to http://www.nonvacare.va.gov/
Paula L. Pedene, APR,
VA Public Affairs Officer
Phoenix VA Health Care System