24 Apr '12, 8am

Plan to fix military retiree health care in Philippines delayed: By Travis J. Tritten CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — Tri...

Related Tricare scrapping troubled system in Philippines to address fraud, military retiree care Stars and Stripes coverage of veterans issues CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — Tricare says plans to temporarily replace its troubled retiree health insurance system in the Philippines with an experimental closed network of providers will start early next year, months later than originally announced. Cities with large populations of retirees such as Angeles City and Subic Bay are slated to become the first areas served by the new network of credentialed hospitals and doctors on Jan. 1, 2013, while other areas of the country will not join until 2014, according to the agency. The closed network – which had been scheduled to go online this spring – is designed to put an end to years of fraud and ballooning program costs. Tricare officials say it also should reduce health insurance red tape ...

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