What is the Cohen Veterans Network’s relationship with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Department of Defense (DoD)?
The Cohen Veterans Network enjoys a complementary relationship with the government agencies, although it receives no funding from the VA and the DoD. Each Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic has a strong working relationship with its local VA to foster the referral of veterans and their families to the clinic. The Cohen Veterans Network does not share any confidential patient information with the VA. No formal relationship exists between the Cohen Veterans Network and the DoD. We comply with federal guidelines set by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).