Department of Veterans Affairs, CHAMPVA
Policy Manual, Chapter2, Section 14.
4) Workman's CHAMPUS/ Veterans Compensa- Type of Service CHAMPVA
Affairs tion Hospital $0.
Eligibility for CHAMPVA
depends on varying factors such as status of the veteran's disabilities and coverage by additional health insurances.
to surviving spouses of veterans who die of service-connected disability.
and CHAMPUS are available to persons who served in the armed forces and their dependents.
Specifically, unlike almost every other private and government health care plan, CHAMPVA
beneficiaries are barred from the dependents' coverage policy up to age 26.
Caregivers may also receive health insurance benefits through CHAMPVA
if they do not have existing coverage.
Military health care includes TRICARE/CHAMPUS (Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Uniformed Services) and CHAMPVA
(Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs), as well as care provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
processes medical claims for surviving spouses and dependents of U.
Those eligible for the CHAMPVA
Meds By Mail program, reported in the September/October issue of DAV Magazine, are the spouse or widow(er) and the children of a veteran who is rated permanently and totally disabled due to a service-connected disability, or rated permanently and totally disabled due to a service-connected condition at the time of death, or died of a service-connected disability, or died on active duty.
At this time, the only qualified dependents not covered under a parent's health insurance policy are those of 100% service-connected disabled veterans covered under CHAMPVA
For some disabled veterans and their families, the CHAMPVA
Meds by Mail program is the spoonful of sugar that helps the medicine go down.