CHAMPVA


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CHAMPVACivilian Health and Medical Program of the Veterans Administration
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Department of Veterans Affairs, CHAMPVA Policy Manual, Chapter2, Section 14.2, no date, http://www.va.gov/PURCHASEDCARE/docs/pubfiles/policymanuals/champva/home.htm.
Programs: Medicare, Medicaid, TRICARE, ChampVA, Indian Health Services, Federal Employee Health Benefits, community health and workman's compensation.
(1) Military health care includes: CHAMPUS (Comprehensive Health and Medical Plan for Uniformed Services)/Tricare and CHAMPVA (Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs), as well as care provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs and the military.
(5) Other public health insurance includes CHAMPUS, CHAMPVA, and military health coverage; very few women in the study (less than 2 percent) reported this type of health coverage.
If you have health care insurance from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) or under the TRICARE or CHAMPVA programs, your health benefits may change or end when you become eligible for Medicare.
In contrast, MEPS provides estimates for expenditures covered through CHAMPUS and the Civilian Health and Medical Program for Department of Veterans Affairs (CHAMPVA) for military dependents and for non-active duty personnel, with any other expenditures for this population captured (if at all) through the other public column in Table 2.
(Include CHAMPUS, CHAMPVA, and military coverage.) (Exclude Medicaid, Medicare, and plans paying benefits only for accidents or specific diseases.)
([dagger][dagger]) Respondents were classified as being insured if they had private insurance, Medicare, Medicaid/HIPCOV, Champus, ChampVA, VA, Military, or other health insurance.
The Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs (CHAMPVA) is one type of federal health insurance program offered to eligible beneficiaries of veterans who meet certain qualifying criteria, including SCI/D.
Dependents of veterans, except those eligible under CHAMPVA, are not authorized to participate in the program.
* Expands CHAMPVA to surviving spouses of veterans who die of service-connected disability.