The Veterans Choice program through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) enables you to care for veterans. Whenever a vet lives too far from a VA facility or the VA is unable to treat the vet within the next 30 days the patient is referred to community-based providers.
If you are interested in treating military veterans, you will need to enroll in the Veterans Choice Program (VCP) with one of the VA’s 3rd party administrators, Health Net, or TriWest. Dealing with the VA has its challenges, but over the last couple of years on-average the VCP has been a great program for our customers billing insurance for acupuncture.
Provider Enrollment Page: https://www.healthnetpc3provider.com/p3c/?register=true
Provider Enrollment Page: https://www.joinournetwork.triwest.com/Forms/AddProvider.aspx
Once your Veteran’s Choice Program registry submission is validated, you will receive an email confirming receipt of your submission and approval status. Then you will appear in their directory for veterans to search. Eligible veterans can then contact Health Net or TriWest to obtain authorization prior to your care. Once the vet contacts your practice, they will provide a pre-authorization letter that you will need to submit along with your initial insurance claims for the patient.
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