Claims for Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs (CHAMPVA)

CHAMPVA is not a TRICARE program. It is administered by the Veterans Health Administration Office of Community Care (VHA OCC).

Phone: (800) 733-8387

VA Health Administration Center
CHAMPVA
P.O. Box 469064
Denver, CO 80246-9064

Claims for current treatment must be filed within 365 days of the date of service. Providers may file healthcare claims electronically on behalf of their patients. To file a paper healthcare claim, download the CHAMPVA claim form and file within the one-year claim filing deadline.

Send claims to:

VHA Office of Community Care
CHAMPVA
P.O. Box 469064
Denver, CO 80246-9064

Providers may request a written appeal if exceptional circumstances prevented them from filing a claim in a timely fashion.

Send written appeals to:

VHA Office of Community Care
CHAMPVA
ATTN: Appeals
P.O. Box 460948
Denver, CO 80246-0948

Note: Do not send appeals to the claims processing address. This will delay the appeal.

If a CHAMPVA claim is misdirected to WPS, WPS will forward it to the CHAMPVA Veterans Affairs (VA) Health Administration Center in Denver within 72 hours and will send a letter to the claimant informing him or her of the transfer. The letter includes instructions on how to submit future CHAMPVA claims and to direct any correspondence for CHAMPVA beneficiaries to the VA Health Administration Center.

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