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Understanding Out-Of-Pocket Costs

Understanding Out-Of-Pocket Costs

S544, which was enacted on April 19, 2017, made VA the primary coordinator of benefits and aligns the Veterans Choice Program (VCP) with traditional community care programs.

The impact of being the primary coordinator of benefits is Veterans will not have to pay a copayment under their other health insurance (OHI) anymore. Under the original VCP requirements, some Veterans had to pay a copayment associated with their other health insurance.