12 TRICARE and CHAMPVA
Learning Outcomes <ul><li>When you finish this chapter, you will be able to: </li></ul><ul><li>12.1  Discuss the eligibili...
Key Terms <ul><li>catchment area </li></ul><ul><li>catastrophic cap </li></ul><ul><li>Civilian Health and Medical Program ...
Key Terms (Continued) <ul><li>TRICARE Extra </li></ul><ul><li>TRICARE for Life </li></ul><ul><li>TRICARE Prime </li></ul><...
12.1 The TRICARE Program <ul><li>TRICARE— government health program serving dependents of active-duty service members, mil...
12.1 The TRICARE Program (Continued) <ul><li>CHAMPUS— the Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Uniformed Services, w...
12.2 Provider Participation and Nonparticipation <ul><li>Participating providers: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Accept the TRICARE...
12.2 Provider Participation and Nonparticipation (Continued) <ul><li>Patients: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pay the provider, and...
12.3 TRICARE Plans <ul><li>TRICARE Standard— fee-for-service health plan </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Medical expenses are shared...
12.3 TRICARE Plans (Continued) <ul><li>Catastrophic cap— maximum annual amount a   TRICARE beneficiary must pay for deduct...
12.3 TRICARE Plans (Continued) <ul><li>TRICARE Prime— basic managed care health plan </li></ul><ul><ul><li>After enrollmen...
12.3 TRICARE Plans (Continued) <ul><li>TRICARE Prime Remote— plan that provides no-cost health care through civilian provi...
12.4 TRICARE and Other Insurance Plans <ul><li>TRICARE for Life— program for beneficiaries who are eligible for both Medic...
12.5 CHAMPVA <ul><li>Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs (CHAMPVA)— the government’s...
12.5 CHAMPVA (Continued) <ul><li>Individuals eligible for the CHAMPVA program include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Veterans who ...
12.6 Filing Claims <ul><li>Participating providers file TRICARE claims with the contractor for the region on behalf of pat...
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  • Teaching Notes:   Have students define all key terms as an assignment. Then, in class, ask each student to define one key term aloud.   Optional assignment: Have students do an Internet search of one key term and write a short paragraph describing what they learned about that term from looking at a few websites.
  • Teaching Notes:   Have students define all key terms as an assignment. Then, in class, ask each student to define one key term aloud.   Optional assignment: Have students do an Internet search of one key term and write a short paragraph describing what they learned about that term from looking at a few websites.
  • Learning Outcome: 12.1 Discuss the eligibility requirements for TRICARE. Page: 460 Teaching Notes:   Ask your students to identify the bodies that make decisions about eligibility for TRICARE. (The various branches of military service make the decisions about TRICARE eligibility.)
  • Learning Outcome: 12.1 Discuss the eligibility requirements for TRICARE. Page: 460 Teaching Notes:   Ask your students to identify the bodies that make decisions about eligibility for TRICARE. (The various branches of military service make the decisions about TRICARE eligibility.)
  • Learning Outcome: 12.2 Compare TRICARE participating and nonparticipating providers. Pages: 460-462 Teaching Notes:   Ask your students what advantages they think providers may receive by participating in the TRICARE program.
  • Learning Outcome: 12.2 Compare TRICARE participating and nonparticipating providers. Pages: 460-462 Teaching Notes:   Examine the sample TRICARE cards in Figure 12.1 with the class.
  • Learning Outcome: 12.3 Explain how the TRICARE Standard, TRICARE Prime, and TRICARE Extra program differ. Pages: 462-466 Teaching Notes:   Quiz your students on the different TRICARE plans, and have them make flash cards containing some of the characteristics of those plans.
  • Learning Outcome: 12.3 Explain how the TRICARE Standard, TRICARE Prime, and TRICARE Extra program differ. Pages: 462-466 Teaching Notes:   Ask your students to explain the concept of the catastrophic cap, in their own words, and to identify what happens after that cap is met. (Once the catastrophic cap has been met, TRICARE pays 100 percent of additional charges for covered services for that coverage year.)
  • Learning Outcome: 12.3 Explain how the TRICARE Standard, TRICARE Prime, and TRICARE Extra program differ. Pages: 462-466 Teaching Notes:   Quiz your students on the different TRICARE plans, and have them make flash cards containing some of the characteristics of those plans.
  • Learning Outcome: 12.3 Explain how the TRICARE Standard, TRICARE Prime, and TRICARE Extra program differ. Pages: 462-466 Teaching Notes:   Quiz your students on the different TRICARE plans, and have them make flash cards containing some of the characteristics of those plans.
  • Learning Outcome: 12.4 Discuss the TRICARE for Life program. Pages: 466-467 Teaching Notes:   Quiz your students on the different TRICARE plans, and have them make flash cards containing some of the characteristics of those plans.
  • Learning Outcome: 12.5 Discuss the eligibility requirements for CHAMPVA. Pages: 467-470 Teaching Notes:   Have your students discuss the impact that they think the CHAMPVA program makes.
  • Learning Outcome: 12.5 Discuss the eligibility requirements for CHAMPVA. Pages: 467-470 Teaching Notes:   Have your students make a list of inpatient and outpatient services that are covered under CHAMPVA. (See the lists on page 468.)
  • Learning Outcome: 12.6 Demonstrate the ability to prepare correct TRICARE and CHAMVA claims. Pages: 471-475 Teaching Notes:   Ask your students to make lists of activities that are considered fraudulent and abusive under TRICARE. (Refer to the two bullet lists on page 472.)
  • Survey of Medical Insurance pp ch12

    1. 1. 12 TRICARE and CHAMPVA
    2. 2. Learning Outcomes <ul><li>When you finish this chapter, you will be able to: </li></ul><ul><li>12.1 Discuss the eligibility requirements for TRICARE. </li></ul><ul><li>12.2 Compare TRICARE participating and nonparticipating providers. </li></ul><ul><li>12.3 Explain how the TRICARE Standard, TRICARE Prime, and TRICARE Extra programs differ. </li></ul><ul><li>12.4 Discuss the TRICARE for Life program. </li></ul><ul><li>12.5 Discuss the eligibility requirements for CHAMPVA. </li></ul><ul><li>12.6 Demonstrate the ability to prepare correct TRICARE and CHAMPVA claims. </li></ul>12-2
    3. 3. Key Terms <ul><li>catchment area </li></ul><ul><li>catastrophic cap </li></ul><ul><li>Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs (CHAMPVA) </li></ul><ul><li>Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Uniformed Services (CHAMPUS) </li></ul><ul><li>cost-share </li></ul>12-3 <ul><li>Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS) </li></ul><ul><li>Military Treatment Facility (MTF) </li></ul><ul><li>nonavailability statement (NAS) </li></ul><ul><li>Primary Care Manager (PCM) </li></ul><ul><li>sponsor </li></ul><ul><li>TRICARE </li></ul>
    4. 4. Key Terms (Continued) <ul><li>TRICARE Extra </li></ul><ul><li>TRICARE for Life </li></ul><ul><li>TRICARE Prime </li></ul><ul><li>TRICARE Prime Remote </li></ul><ul><li>TRICARE Reserve Select (TRS) </li></ul><ul><li>TRICARE Standard </li></ul>12-4
    5. 5. 12.1 The TRICARE Program <ul><li>TRICARE— government health program serving dependents of active-duty service members, military retirees and their families, some former spouses, and survivors of deceased military members </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Members of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, Public Health Service, and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and their families are eligible for TRICARE </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reserve and National Guard personnel become eligible when on active duty for more than thirty consecutive days or on retirement from reserve status at age sixty </li></ul></ul>12-5
    6. 6. 12.1 The TRICARE Program (Continued) <ul><li>CHAMPUS— the Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Uniformed Services, which was replaced by the TRICARE program </li></ul><ul><li>Sponsor— uniformed service member in a family qualified for TRICARE or CHAMPVA </li></ul><ul><li>Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS)— worldwide database of TRICARE and CHAMPVA beneficiaries </li></ul>12-6
    7. 7. 12.2 Provider Participation and Nonparticipation <ul><li>Participating providers: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Accept the TRICARE allowable charge as payment in full for services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Are required to file claims on behalf of patients </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>May appeal a decision </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Nonparticipating providers: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>May not charge more than 115 percent of the allowable charge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>May not appeal a decision </li></ul></ul>12-7
    8. 8. 12.2 Provider Participation and Nonparticipation (Continued) <ul><li>Patients: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pay the provider, and TRICARE pays its portion of the allowable charges directly to the patient </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Cost-share— coinsurance for a TRICARE or CHAMPVA beneficiary </li></ul>12-8
    9. 9. 12.3 TRICARE Plans <ul><li>TRICARE Standard— fee-for-service health plan </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Medical expenses are shared between TRICARE and the beneficiary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Most enrollees pay annual deductibles and cost-share percentages </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Military Treatment Facility (MTF)— provides medical services for members and dependents of the uniformed services </li></ul>12-9
    10. 10. 12.3 TRICARE Plans (Continued) <ul><li>Catastrophic cap— maximum annual amount a TRICARE beneficiary must pay for deductible and cost-share </li></ul><ul><li>Catchment area— geographic area served by a hospital, clinic, or dental clinic </li></ul><ul><li>Nonavailability statement (NAS)— form required when a TRICARE member seeks medical services outside an MTF </li></ul>12-10
    11. 11. 12.3 TRICARE Plans (Continued) <ul><li>TRICARE Prime— basic managed care health plan </li></ul><ul><ul><li>After enrollment, each individual is assigned a Primary Care Manager (PCM)— provider who coordinates and manages the care of TRICARE beneficiaries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Offers additional preventive care, including routine physical examinations </li></ul></ul>12-11
    12. 12. 12.3 TRICARE Plans (Continued) <ul><li>TRICARE Prime Remote— plan that provides no-cost health care through civilian providers for service members and their families who are on remote assignment </li></ul><ul><li>TRICARE Extra— managed care health plan that offers a network of civilian providers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Individuals must receive health care services from a network of health care professionals </li></ul></ul><ul><li>TRICARE Reserve Select (TRS)— TRICARE coverage for military reservists </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Premium-based health plan available for purchase </li></ul></ul>12-12
    13. 13. 12.4 TRICARE and Other Insurance Plans <ul><li>TRICARE for Life— program for beneficiaries who are eligible for both Medicare and TRICARE </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Individuals age sixty-five and over who are eligible for both Medicare and TRICARE may continue to receive health care at military treatment facilities </li></ul></ul>12-13
    14. 14. 12.5 CHAMPVA <ul><li>Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs (CHAMPVA)— the government’s health insurance program for veterans with 100 percent service-related disabilities and their families </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Health care expenses are shared between the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the beneficiary </li></ul></ul>12-14
    15. 15. 12.5 CHAMPVA (Continued) <ul><li>Individuals eligible for the CHAMPVA program include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Veterans who are totally and permanently disabled due to service-connected injuries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Veterans who were totally and permanently disabled due to service-connected conditions at the time of death </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Spouses or unmarried children of a veteran who is 100 percent disabled or who died as a result of a service-related disability in the line of duty </li></ul></ul>12-15
    16. 16. 12.6 Filing Claims <ul><li>Participating providers file TRICARE claims with the contractor for the region on behalf of patients </li></ul><ul><li>Individuals file their own TRICARE claims when services are received from nonparticipating providers </li></ul><ul><li>Most CHAMPVA claims are filed by providers and submitted to the centralized CHAMPVA claims processing center </li></ul>12-16

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