The military is already starting to downsize its uniformed medical cadre, but there is no clear plan to replace the 18,000 positions it’s eliminating with civilian providers.
DoD needs to be careful if it decides to cut 17,000 medical jobs.
In today’s Federal Newscast, analysis shows the loss of salary from federal workers, and the loss of income substitution provided through USDA because of the government shutdown will have a significant effect on the nation’s economy.
The Army wants to keep its Medical Research and Materiel Command, despite a 2019 law taking it away.
In today’s Federal Newscast, U.S. SOCOM General Raymond Thomas III calls for a 90-day review amid a handful of ethics scandals.
The Defense Department is putting an emphasis on jointness and addressing injuries in the field in order to ensure military competitiveness.
Incomplete, inaccurate provider database remains a major problem, 11 months after new vendors took over TRICARE management.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Government Accountability Office said the Postal Service’s retiree health benefits fund has over $60 billion in unfunded liabilities.
2019 Defense bill strengthens role of Defense Health Agency, but omits Senate language that would have completely eliminated the military services’ own medical commands.
Senate’s NDAA says DoD has failed to deliver on a military health reorganization Congress ordered two years ago, and mandates more specific reforms.