Unlike a traditional policy where your children would automatically be covered until they reach the age of 26, military families are subjected to paying extra premiums as TRICARE offers dependent coverage only until the age of 23.
In military hospitals, the number of general surgery procedures fell by 25.6% between 2015 and 2019. In KSA (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities) terms, this translates to a 19.1% reduction in clinical readiness.
After a surgeon left a towel inside Angie Perry's abdomen eight years ago, the Air Force has offered her $50,000 to settle the medical claim.
A pharmaceutical company in Georgia has agreed to pay a settlement of $4.6 million for allegedly billing the government higher fees than they charged others.
The Department of Defense will introduce a new program in 2022 that will provide a doula and a lactation consultant to expectant parents utilizing Tricare in the United States.
A new study published by the Department of Defense, shifting military patients from military treatment facilities to local civilian hospitals can cause significant harm to these patients.
Military officials have avoided the shortages of prescription drugs caused by current national supply chain issues despite reports of increasing needs.
Wal-Mart's decision to leave the Tricare pharmacy network after three years is attributed to its refusal to offer "more competitive discounts" to military health benefit holders, according to Express Scripts, the pharmacy benefit manager for the health insurance provider.
For those who have sleep apnea disorder, the Department of Veterans Affairs and Tricare are notifying patients that CPAP machines have been recalled. CPAP machines are used to treat sleep apnea, also known as sleep apnea syndrome, which is when breathing stops and starts intermittently while one is asleep.
According to officials with Autism Speaks, a group that advocates for and researches autism, the new requirements in Tricare will limit access to ABA therapy for children.
A Mississippi pharmacist and Louisiana marketer recently pled guilty in a pharmaceutical plot that scammed TRICARE out of millions of dollars.
According to military health advocates, several provisions in the House version of the 2022 defense authorization bill could change how the Pentagon deals with eating disorders.