One of the most frequently asked questions by new and seasoned practitioners billing insurance for acupuncture. Due to the unique population, reimbursement rates and the preauthorization of patient visits most practitioners find participating in the VA’s Veterans Choice Program (VCP), and Patient-Centered Community Care (PC3) plans administered through TriWest to be highly rewarding.
VCP and PC3 enable you to care for veterans that may not otherwise seek out your services. Whenever a beneficiary lives too far from a VA location or the facility is unable to treat veterans within 30 days they will refer the patient to community-based providers. Dealing with the VA has its challenges, but over the last few years, the VCP and PC3 have been a great program for our community billing through TriWest. We highly recommend your involvement.
Here are a few tips to ensuring your claims get paid by TriWest: