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Providers interested in participating must establish a contract with one of the contractors, Health Net Federal, or TriWest Healthcare Alliance. Providers do not need to join Patient-Centered Community Care (PC3) to participate in the Veterans Choice Program.

Provider-How to participate.


Must accept Medicare rates.


Meet Medicare Conditions of Participation and Conditions for Coverage, or other criteria as established by the Veterans Affairs.


Be in compliance with all applicable federal and state regulatory requirements.


Have same or similar credentials as VA staff.


Submit a copy of the medical records to the contractor for medical care and services provided to Veterans for inclusion in the VA electronic record.

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If you answered “yes” to all of the above questions, you are ready for the next step.

Next Step for Eligible Providers

All Patient Centered Community Care (PC3) providers are automatically eligible to participate in the Choice Program.

Contact the appropriate contractor using the information listed below.

Complete the process to establish a contract or provider agreement with the appropriate contractor, which will allow you to see Veterans seeking care through the choice program.

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