The Tricare Retiree Dental Program is ending. Get ready for what's next.
A recent survey shows that beneficiaries in the Department of Defense TRICARE health plan are facing high healthcare costs, impeding patient access to care and satisfaction.
More signs of increasing dissatisfaction with Tricare?
This survey will help advocates share problems seen by Tricare users.
I want to see a chiropractor, but it's expensive. Does Tricare cover chiropractic care for families? I heard they have chiropractors at military hospitals, but families can't use them. Why not?
The problem affects those who don't pay through paycheck allotment and those who purchased certain plans.
Starting Jan. 1, the plans known as Tricare Standard and Tricare Extra will be combined into a single plan, Tricare Select.
A series of changes to Tricare will have major impacts on current and future military retirees.
Eligibility TRICARE is a health program for: Uniformed Service MembersIncludes active duty and retired members of the: U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Coast Guard, the Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service and the Commissioned Corps of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association. and their families, National Guard/Reserve membersIncludes members of the: Army National Guard Army Reserve Navy Reserve Marine Corps Reserve Air National Guard Air Force Reserve U.S. Coast Guard Reserve and their families, Survivors, Former spouses, Medal of Honor recipients and their families, and Others registered in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS).
The Tricare reform packet, Defense officials maintain, would simplify insurance options, improve access to managed care, and incentivize greater and more efficient use of military medical staffs and treatment facilities.
A renewed push to overhaul the military’s Tricare health insurance system is underway in Congress, but it remains a daunting task for lawmakers.