Sunday, March 30, 2014

FRA: Oppose TRICARE Fee Increases


From our good friends at the Fleet Reserve Association:

TRICARE Program Merger Just a Pretext to Riase Fees, Co-pays and Deductibles

The Administration’s FY 2015 budget request includes:
  • A complex plan to merge TRICARE Prime, Standard and Extra into one program for all retirees under age 65;
  • Raising annual fees for retirees under age 65 and a new co-pay for active duty family members;
  • Dramatically increasing pharmacy co-pays for retirees under age 65; and
  • A new means-tested annual fee for new TIRICARE-for-Life (TFL) beneficiaries.
Shipmates are urged to use the Action Center to ask their legislators to oppose these TRICARE fee increases Today!


Click to visit the Action Center

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