CHAMPUS


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CHAMPUS

 
Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Uniformed Services.

CHAMPUS

Civilian Health & Medical Program for Uniformed Services A health care plan for military dependents and retirees operated by the DoD Types of service HMO, PPO, and fee-for-service, through a single health plan known as TriCare

CHAMPUS

Abbreviation for Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Uniformed Services.
See: TRICARE
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Despite the drop in military manpower, CHAMPUS costs rose rapidly, partly due to costs of medical care and partly from changing beneficiary demographics: the Cold War military was retiring and getting care through CHAMPUS rather than MTFs.
Hale, "Champus Reform Initiative," CBO, 12 March 1987, http://www.cbo.gov/ftpdocs/94xx/doc9405/87doc80.pdf (accessed 18 January 2011), 2.
Glenn Littenberg, American Society of Internal Medicine: I have to have a huge skepticism about the intention of the government; I am well aware of the case from the DOJ in which an indictment was handed down criminally to a physician through the Champus program based totally on a computer analysis of the CPT codes this physician used.
(2008) evaluaron la diversidad de levaduras de la bebida fermentada "champus" mediante tecnicas moleculares, identificando levaduras tales como S.
The rider was on board German import Champus, who burst a blood vessel and collapsed in front of the stands before the final circuit of the maiden hurdle won by Lucky William.
Speaking of champagne, there are few better-looking champagne flutes than Ritzenhoff 's Champus collection (35.90 leva, Kreo stores in Mall of Sofia and City Center Sofia).
Creo que las muy guarras disfrutaban con el aspecto higienico de esos hombres occidentales o arabes, con todas esas cremas y champus, y eso las hizo dejar el colegio ...
Payer status is coded on each quarterly MDS assessment based on ten categories measuring nursing home payment via (i) a Medicaid per diem, (ii) Medicare per diem, (iii) Medicare ancillary part A, (iv) Medicare ancillary part B, (v) CHAMPUS per diem, (vi) VA per diem, (vii) self or family pays full per diem, (viii) Medicaid resident liability or Medicare co-payment, (ix) private insurance per diem (including co-payment), and (x) other per diem.
Due to the similarity between CHAMPVA and the Department of Defense (DOD) TRICARE program (sometimes referred to by its old name, CHAMPUS), the two are often mistaken for each other.
Nicanor's trainer Noel Meade should be on the mark with Champus in the second of the maiden hurdles.
And CHAMPUS, f i f t h t o Alexander Severus at Leopardstown, should appreciate the drying ground and gets the vote in the Fermoy Maiden Hurdle.