What You Can Expect From Northwell Health-GoHealth Urgent Care
Convenient Access to Care for Veterans
As a member of the VA’s Community Care Network, you can visit Northwell Health-GoHealth Urgent Care without prior authorization.
Personalized Treatment and Care
Caring providers make your health their #1 priority, every time.
Little-To-No Wait Times
Save your spot and pre-register online for a paper-free, wait-free experience. Walk-ins are also welcome.
Everything You Need in One Place
On-site lab work, x-rays, and treatment for non-emergency illness and injury.
Am I Eligible?
All Northwell Health-GoHealth Urgent Care centers are partnered with the VA in the Community Care network, however, some veterans may not be eligible for urgent care services. In general, veterans must be enrolled in the VA health care system and have received care through the VA in the last 24 months. The easiest way to check eligibility is to call 1-833-4VETNOW.
What Are The Benefits?
- No copays for most groups: Veterans in priority groups 1-6 who get care at Northwell Health-GoHealth Urgent Care centers do not have a copay for the first three visits in a year, while veterans in groups 7-8 only have a $30 copay. · All priority groups can get a flu shot at Northwell Health-GoHealth Urgent Care centers without any copay.
- Same-day prescriptions: The VA will pay for or fill prescriptions with up to a 14-day supply.
- Travel reimbursement: The VA reimburses beneficiary travel, on a one-way basis, for trips to urgent care centers for unscheduled care.
How Do I Get Care?
Northwell Health-GoHealth Urgent Care centers make it easy for veterans to get care. You can save your spot online at GoHealthUC.com to reduce your wait time, or just walk in any time.
When you get to the center, just tell the team at check in that you are using VA benefits. Our team will take care of the paperwork, confirm your eligibility and copay, and get you treated quickly by our expert providers.
We’re here to help. The VA recommends bringing these documents with you just in case.
What Treatments Are Covered?
As an in-network partner with the VA, Northwell Health-GoHealth Urgent Care centers can treat colds, ear infections, minor injuries (cuts, scrapes, sprains), pink eye, skin infections, sore throats, and more... Our centers also have x-ray and lab equipment on-site to help diagnose your condition quickly.