HCR 230 Week 4 DQ 2 - from providers of their choice, as...

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I believe that the Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs provides an adequate level of health insurance for veterans with 100 percent service-related disabilities and their families. Under the program, health care expenses are shared between the Department of Veterans Affairs and the beneficiary. The Veterans Health Care Eligibility Reform Act of 1996 requires a veteran with a 100 percent disability to be enrolled in the program in order to receive benefits. For most services, CHAMPVA does not contract with providers. Beneficiaries may receive care
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Unformatted text preview: from providers of their choice, as long as those providers are properly licensed to perform the services being delivered and are not on the Medicare exclusion list. For mental health treatment, CHAMPVA maintains a list of approved providers. Providers who treat CHAMPVA patients are prohibited from charging more than the CHAMPVA allowable amounts. Providers agree to accept CHAMPVA payment and the patients cost-share payment as payment in full for services....
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