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My fiancé(soon to be wife) has insurance through work as a nurse. I was recently granted P&T status and now qualify for it. I was wondering what benefit there is to putting her on ChampVA after we get married, if any.
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Jul 29 2020
Are you asking if she should keep her insurance from her job and use CHAMPVA as secondary? If she keeps her private insurance and sign up for CHAMPVA the CHAMPVA will automatically become second
I am fairly sure that she needs to use her Insurance and ChampVA would be her secondary with her insurance that would usually pay 80% depending on her policy./.and ChampVA would pay the remaining 20
Dont even consider "not" getting Champva. She may not work at that job forever, even tho she may have been there for years. My wife worked as a nurse at 3 hospitals...all 3 were closed or bought out
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