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VISN Rural Consultants


VISN Rural Consultants

Veterans Integrated Service Networks (VISN) Rural Consultants (VRCs) serve as communication conduits between VA Central Office, the Office Rural Health (ORH), and VHA field operations. The United States is divided into 18 VISNs, each with a VRC. To find a VRC in your area, click here. 


  • Work closely with internal and external stakeholders in their respective VISNs to introduce, implement and evaluate rural projects, as well as report on the budget and effectiveness of each to ORH as appropriate
  • Facilitate information sharing regarding rural access issues within and across VISNs
  • Advise ORH on matters affecting rural Veterans

To contact your local VRC directly, click here.

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