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VA Appointments - Event Detail

The My HealtheVet Personal Health Record (PHR) provides a method for a user to view the details of his/her appointment records from a VA facility. The VA Appointments - Event Detail page displays a detailed record of a selected VA Appointment.

You may see a Yellow Information Box at the top - this lets you know that updates to your information is in progress. When you see this:

  • Click the Refresh button to update your information, or

  • Check back later

VA Appointments Personal Health Record: Displays the name of the person that is logged into My HealtheVet. It also tells you the date and time your VA Appointment information was last updated.

Event Detail

Provides the following detailed information about a specific appointment that you selected from the Appointment Summary page:

Appointment Date/Time: Displays the date and time for the scheduled appointment.

Location: Displays the name of the VA facility where the appointment is scheduled.

Clinic: Displays the name of the clinic where the appointment is scheduled.

Clinic Phone: When available, the phone number of the clinic where the appointment is scheduled is displayed.

Status: The status of the appointment is displayed as one of the following values:

Past Appointment Status

  • Appointment Kept

  • Appointment Not Kept

Current Appointment Status

  • Status Update in Progress

  • Not Applicable (this is a temporary status and will change)

Future Appointment Status

  • Future

Appointments that require no action for the patient

  • Cancelled (by patient or by clinic)

When you are an Inpatient

  • Inpatient Appointment (Note: After you are discharged, please check your appointments because the status may have changed.)

Compensation and Pension: Only displays if the appointment is a Compensation and Pension appointment. You will see "This is a Compensation and Pension Appointment".

Lab Date/Time: Only displays if you have a Lab activity that needs to be done before your clinic appointment.

X-Ray Date/Time: Only displays if you have an X-Ray that needs to be done before your clinic appointment.

EKG Date/Time: Only displays if you have an EKG that needs to be done before your clinic appointment.

Return to Summary: Returns you to the VA Appointments Summary page.

Yellow Informational Box with Blue Triangle: Tells you where you can learn more about the VA Appointment feature. You will see this message: "For information about how to get the most out of your appointment, Learn More."

Select Learn More for information about VA Appointments, things you can do, and helpful tips on preparing for your appointment.

Yellow Information Box: Tells you that VA Appointment information comes from your official VA Medical Record. My HealtheVet does not share your information with VA's appointment system. To cancel, change or request a VA Appointment contact your local VA Facility.

Note: If you have Secure Messaging, you can cancel or change your appointment by sending a Secure Message to your health care team.

Help?: Provides specific information about what each feature does on the Event Detail Screen page.

Printer Friendly: Displays a Printer Friendly page of your VA Appointment that you can print out. You can also print your VA Appointments from your Health Calendar and using the Blue Button feature.

To print your appointment list from the Health Calendar:

  • Log into your My HealtheVet account

  • Select the Get Care tab

  • Select the Health Calendar tab

  • Select List View

  • Under Showing Event Types select VA Appointments

  • Select Update View

  • Select Printer Friendly

  • Select Print

To download your data using the Blue Button:

  • Log into your My HealtheVet account

  • Select Download My Data

  • Select Download Only My Selected Data from My HealtheVet

  • Select Continue

  • Select VA Appointments (Future)

  • Select Submit

  • Select Download if you want an electronic copy

  • Click on View/Print if you want a printed list

  • Select Print

Printer Friendly Screen: Displays VA Appointment information you can print. It is set up to print neatly on a standard 8½-by-11 inch sheet of paper. The information on the page is the same as the screen you were just on. (To print different information, you must return to the VA Appointments Summary page and make a new selection).

The printable information appears within this border, outlines the main content area. The only information that will print is inside the border. Other information may be outside the border but it will not print.