Dataset: Overview of the Department of Veterans' Affairs Claiming Channels


The Department of Human Services through Medicare assesses claims and makes payments to medical, hospital and allied health providers who treat eligible veterans, spouses and dependents, on behalf of the Department of Veterans' Affairs (DVA).

The Department of Human Services, Medicare and DVA promote electronic claiming as the primary way of doing business with the government. For health professionals, electronic claiming means faster payment times, paperless lodgement of claims, faster reconciliation and more efficient confirmation of patient details. It also means lower administrative costs for the government.

** Overview of the Department of Veterans' Affairs Claiming Channels dataset**

This dataset provides information on the channels used by allied health, medical and hospital providers, to lodge DVA claims for processing by Medicare. The dataset includes details on the volume of services processed via a particular channel and the value of the benefit paid. Further information on the dataset may be found in the metadata accompanying the dataset.

Data is provided in the following formats:

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