TRICARE Hospital Inpatient Fees Increase 20 Percent for Retirees for Fiscal Year 2010

FALLS CHURCH, Va. – Tricare Management Activity, the Defense Department activity that administers the health care plan for the uniformed services, retirees and their families announced today that for fiscal year 2010, which runs from Oct. 1, 2009 to Sept. 30, 2010, the out-of-pocket costs paid by military retirees at civilian hospitals for inpatient care will be 20 percent higher than in Fiscal Year...

New TRICARE Regional Managed Care Support Contractors Selected

FALLS CHURCH, VA – The Department of Defense (DoD) announced today the selection of new TRICARE Managed Care Support (MCS) contractors for the North, South and West TRICARE regions in the United States.

White House Gives Welcome News: No TRICARE Fee Increase

Springfield, Virginia – Bill Matz, President of the National Association for Uniformed Services® NAUS, was called by White House staff assistant Matthew Flavin, and told that the President’s 2010 Budget, due to be released in the next few days, will not include any TRICARE fee increases. The White House call was in response to NAUS’ strongly worded letter hand-delivered by Matz when he met President...