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What does CHAMPUS stand for?

CHAMPUS stands for Civilian Health And Medical Program of the Uniformed Services

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  • Military and Government
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CHAMPUS Under the Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Uniformed Services (CHAMPUS), reservists receive immediate medical coverage through the military, and presuming active duty continues for at least 30 days, the spouse and eligible dependents also receive immediate coverage.
and OPTIONS Mental Health have been awarded a contract to administer and manage mental health benefits for Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Uniformed Services (CHAMPUS) beneficiaries in the Tidewater Virginia area.
MIAMI, May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- A Florida managed care enterprise, Physician Corporation of America (NASDAQ: PCAM), has been awarded a major Department of Defense subcontract for the delivery of managed health care services to eligible military dependents and retirees covered under the Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Uniformed Services (CHAMPUS) who seek medical care in the greater metropolitan Miami area.
The company's medical HMO subsidiary provides coverage to employer groups and individuals in California; its government contracting subsidiary administers managed care programs for the Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Uniformed Services (CHAMPUS) and Medicaid; and its specialized managed care subsidiaries offer dental, vision, behavioral health, workers' compensation, pharmaceutical and ancillary products and services.
The program was established in 1988 as a way to lower costs for the Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Uniformed Services, which allows dependents of active military personnel, as well as retirees and their dependents, to use civilian medical services.