TRICARE recipients will see an increase of up to 40% or slightly more to their prescription drug copayments at the beginning of 2020.
Military spouses with new jobs or patients who want a second opinion may have a tough time getting different care once they pick a heathcare plan.
A Senate panel’s version of the 2017 defense authorization bill keeps the military pay raise at 1.6 percent, but expands some health care options.
The first estimates of the savings realized from the House’s plan to reform TRICARE come in around $7 billion.
Advocacy organizations are criticizing the Pentagon’s proposed fee increase for TRICARE as unfair and discriminatory.