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After two weeks of closure, the Cody VA Clinic resumed in-person appointments for Bighorn Basin veterans on Monday, Feb. 7. In-person care at the Cody V.A. Clinic resumed today after closing the clinic for two weeks of virtual-only care. Any scheduled appointments can proceed as planned. Due to staffing issues, the Cody V.A. Clinic announced…

Cody veterans will not attend in-person meetings this week, as the Cody VA Clinic will be closed to all appointments until Jan. 31. Due to staffing issues, the Cody VA Clinic announced that it would not be open this week – Monday, Jan. 24 to Friday, Jan. 28. Therefore, any existing appointments will need to…

A program aimed at transporting Wyoming veterans to their medical appointments was highlighted Wednesday morning on KODI’s “Speak Your Piece with Darian Dudrick.” Tim Sheppard, Wyoming Veterans Commission executive director, discussed the Highly Rural Transportation Program, which is designed to take eligible veterans to and from Veterans Affairs community care facilities free of charge. WVC…

As of October 1, Cody Regional Health is credentialed thru the Veteran Affair’s new community care network, which means veterans treatment at the hospital will be covered. For veterans’ care to be covered at Cody Regional, the facilities and providers need to be accredited thru the VA’s community care network. TriWest Healthcare Alliance was recently…

UPDATE (3 p.m. 10/07/2020): KODI has confirmed additional details on the current state of veteran care coverage with Cody Regional Health. According to Ashley Trudo, spokeswoman for Cody Regional Health, all veterans who received a pre-authorization for a procedure before Oct. 5 will still have that procedure covered, even if the procedure occurs later this…

Brad Cline, a Wyoming veterans service officer based in Cody, will be traveling around the Bighorn Basin to meet with veterans and their families. He will be available to discuss benefits and other opportunities available to our state’s veterans: state and federal benefits, Department of Veterans Affairs claims, and VA healthcare. Cline is also ready…


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