What is CHAMPVA?

CHAMPVA is a health benefit program provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the spouse, widow(er) and children of a veteran who is:

• 100% permanently and totally disabled because of a service-connected disability, or • Died as a result of a service-connected disability or who at the time of death was rated permanently and totally disabled, or • Died while on active duty status and in the line of duty, not due to misconduct, or • Eligible dependent children must be under the age of 18 or 23 if a full-time student