Billing Arrangements for Selected Services Provided to DVA Entitled Persons
This operational directive outlines the billing arrangements between Western Australia (WA) and the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA) for pharmaceuticals, surgically implanted high-cost prostheses, nursing home type patient (NHTP) contribution for ex-Prisoners of War (POW) and post discharge services provided to Entitled Persons.
The Hospital Services Arrangement 2005-10 (HSA) between the DVA and WA ensures that Entitled Persons receive a range of admitted and non-admitted hospital services in WA Funded Hospitals.
Entitled persons are veterans with a Gold or White Repatriation Health ealth HealtCard. The process of identifying Entitled Persons is detailed in OD0085/07 or as amended from time to time. Hospital staff can access the relevant details of the HSA via http://dev.intranet.health.wa.gov.au/hss/divisions/dva.cfm.
Dr Peter Flett
ACTING DIRECTOR GENERAL
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
This circular last updated: Wednesday, 6 February 2008 at 10:47am