The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has awarded contracts to manage provider networks for Regions 1, 2 and 3 of VA's new Community Care Network (CCN), the department's direct link with community providers that will ensure VA provides the right care at the right time to Veterans. The network will be the standard contract vehicle allowing VA to purchase care for veterans from community health care providers using industry-standard approaches and guidelines. VA will provide care coordination under this new contract. The contract award for Region 4 is expected by early April 2019. Contract award for Regions 5 and 6 are expected by end of calendar year 2019.
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