CHAMPVA


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CHAMPVA

Abbreviation for Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Veterans' Administration.
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Department of Veterans Affairs, CHAMPVA Caregiver Program Handbook: Health Care Benefits for the Primary Caregiver, Denver, CO: CHAMPVA, 2011, http://www.va.gov/PURCHASEDCARE/docs/pubfiles/programguides/Caregiver_Program_Handbook.pdf.
Was ...'s policy obtained through ...'s current employer or union, through a former employer, through CHAMPUS or CHAMPVA programs, or in some other way?
([paragraph][paragraph]) Respondents were classified as being insured if they had private insurance, Medicare, Medicaid/HIPCOV, Champus, ChampVA, VA, Military, or other health insurance.Among veterans, weighted proportions of those insured and uninsured were 94.7% and 5.7%, respectively.
In some cases, the CHAMPVA In-House Treatment Initiative (CITI) allows CHAMPVA beneficiaries to receive treatment at participating VA medical facilities.
In addition, administrators of the Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Veterans Administration (CHAMPVA) provide unpublished information on that program (U.S.
* Continues to exclude Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs (CHAMPVA) beneficiaries --dependents of the most catastrophically disabled veterans--from the dependents' coverage policy up to age 26
Third, institutionalized populations and persons in the military were not included in the survey, and data on those with military health coverage only reflects dependents of persons on active duty, retirees, those with Veteran's Administration coverage and their dependents with CHAMPVA, which reduces the generalizability of the results to the U.S.
Caregivers may also receive health insurance benefits through CHAMPVA if they do not have existing coverage.
In addition, the Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Veterans Administration (CHAMPVA) was established in 1975 to provide for the medical care of spouses and dependents of disabled and deceased veterans.
3155 would require the VA to provide support services to family and non-family caregivers of severely injured OEF/OIF veterans, including educational sessions teaching caring techniques, strategies and skills; information from other public, private and non-profit organizations that provide caregiver support; respite care; nursing care; medical care under CHAMPVA; lodging and subsistence; and a stipend.