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VA CCN Urgent Care Benefit

DepartmentofVeteransAffairs (July 17, 2020) – As of March 18, 2020, Optum began administering Department of Veterans Community Care Network urgent care benefits allowing eligible Veterans to seek urgent care services from an urgent care or retail clinic contracted for VA CCN through their UnitedHealthcare agreement. Effective Aug. 4, 2020, Optum will begin administering Department of Veterans Community Care Network urgent care benefits in Regions 2 and 3, which includes Kansas.

Optum has scheduled webinars to invite all VA CCN contracted urgent care and retail clinic locations to attend a one-hour Department of Veterans Affairs Community Care Network Urgent Care Benefit Overview educational session.

Topics to be covered include:

  • VA CCN Urgent Care Benefit
  • Veteran Eligibility
  • Urgent Pharmacy and Ancillary Services
  • Medical Documentation Requirements
  • Claim Submission
  • Additional Resources

Please register for a session that fits your schedule between July 20 and July 24, 2020.
--Tish Hollingsworth