SECURE MESSAGING through MyHealtheVet
You can securely message your VA Healthcare team from your home computer or wherever you happen to be with your smart-phone.
**MHV Secure Messaging is the only authorized, secure method of messaging with the VA.**
Would you like to find out how easy it is to send a secure message to your VA Healthcare team?
You can send a test-message to AskMyHealtheVet:
- Login to MyHealtheVet at www.myhealth.va.gov
- Select “Secure Messaging” in the navigation bar, or “Messages” in the main body
- Select “Compose a Message”
- From the drop-down menu on the To line, select: Ask MHV_MyHealtheVet_Maine$
- Select the General radio-button for a subject category
- Enter a subject in the Subject Line box
- Enter your message in the “Message” area
- Select Send
Your message is being delivered!!
You should receive a reply from your VA health team within 1-3 business days.
Not only can you send a secure message to your VA Health Care team, here are some of the other helpful features you have available through your premium account:
Refill prescriptions online,
make or request primary care and mental health appointments on-line,
read progress notes,
download parts of your health record,
send a secure message to your healthcare teams,
and download your medical images!
*NEED HELP or having trouble with access?
You can call our national My HealtheVet helpdesk, 877-327-0022 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. (Eastern), Monday through Friday. You can also call VA Maine’s coordinator Mike L’Abbe, (207) 512-6983 or Togus extension 5924.
TIP: If you do not have prescription refills available, you can send a secure message to your healthcare team and request a prescription renewal. Through Secure Messaging you can also update your VA health care team on your health condition. And you can request VA referrals!
Mike L’Abbe, VA Maine’s on-line experience coordinator