Monthly Archives: February 2013

Can TMA’s and ISOS’s Demonstration Project Survive without Physicians

Well folks the brand spanking new Approved Provider list is out and proudly displayed by ISOS and their front Global 24 on the internet. Here are a few observations. It appears they spent a couple of hours and cleaned up … Continue reading

Posted in Closed Network, Emergency Care Access, International SOS, Tricare Management Activity (TMA), Tricare Overseas Program Philippines | 11 Comments

Alert: TRICARE Wrongly Denies Claims if You Pay Less than Double under the Demonstration and File a Claim

Because providers are charging as much as 113% above their normal fees and as they have told us, because they were told they should by ISOS, we advised beneficiaries to consider agreeing to pay the normal local fees offered by … Continue reading

Posted in Closed Network, CMAC Table, Emergency Care Access, International SOS, Tricare Management Activity (TMA), Tricare Overseas Program Philippines, Wisconsin Physician Services (WPS) | 5 Comments

The Philippine TRICARE Demonstration, More Than Enough Fraud and Incompetence to Go Around

Definitions as defined by Merriam-Webster Dictionary; Fraud:  a: deceit, trickery; specifically: intentional perversion of truth in order to induce another to part with something of value or to surrender a legal right b: an act of deceiving or misrepresenting: trick … Continue reading

Posted in Closed Network, CMAC Table, Emergency Care Access, International SOS, Tricare Management Activity (TMA), Tricare Overseas Program Philippines | 5 Comments

Who is the Monster in the House?

The question is which animal is really in charge of TRICARE in the Philippines? We know the official claim but actions really speak much louder than words. So let’s look at past actions. Maybe they can tell us if the … Continue reading

Posted in Certified Provider List, Closed Network, International SOS, Tricare Management Activity (TMA), Tricare Overseas Program Philippines | 3 Comments

Who or What is Global 24 Network Services, Inc. Really?

The TRICARE Management Activity (TMA) and International SOS (ISOS) tote Global 24 Network Services, Inc. (G24) as a “Philippines Registered Health Services Company with expertise in the development and maintenance of Health Provider Networks.”

Posted in Closed Network, International SOS, Tricare Management Activity (TMA), Tricare Overseas Program Philippines | 4 Comments

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Posted in Tricare Overseas Program Philippines | 1 Comment

The Demonstration Contractor Database Nobody Can Trust

This joke for a contractor is obviously playing games with beneficiaries and apparently with the consent of the TRICARE Management Activity. Yesterday was the mandatory posting of the updated Approved Provider List and it showed that the new so called … Continue reading

Posted in Closed Network, Emergency Care Access, International SOS, Tricare Management Activity (TMA), Tricare Overseas Program Philippines | 8 Comments

The Demonstration Project’s Great Farce Perpetuated by ISOS and TMA

About six weeks ago senior management at ISOS announced that we had three new hospitals that had signed contracts to become approved providers with everything that implies; inpatient and outpatient facilities and physicians at each location that can treat and … Continue reading

Posted in Closed Network, Emergency Care Access, International SOS, Tricare Management Activity (TMA), Tricare Overseas Program Philippines | 9 Comments