The Health Information Exchange is a certified VLER Health participant that allows VA and non-VA health care providers share veteran health information electronically and securely. Any Veteran who receives care at a VA medical center or health care system facility can participate by completing an authorization form.

Benefits of Participation

  • Providers can make more informed decisions
  • Improves quality of health care
  • Saves time
  • Gives all of your care providers a better picture of your history and overall health
  • Gives your providers immediate access to your information
  • No more mailing or carrying printed health records

Available Information

  • Allergies
  • Health Problems
  • Medications
  • Vital Signs
  • Vaccines
  • Test Results
  • Medical Discharge Summaries
  • Health History
  • Procedure Results
  • Provider Notes

Participation Authorization

You can sign up online or in person at your local VA center.

Once you grant permission to share your health information, the signed authorization form is good for 5 years. However, you can opt out of the Exchange at any time by visiting to your local VA health care facility or calling the toll-free hotline.

For more information about VLER Health or to opt out of the exchange call the toll-free information line at 1-877-771-VLER (8537), Monday through Friday, 7:00 am to 9:00 pm CST.