Monthly Archives: January 2014

Eleven thousand military retirees and dependents now without access to DEERS!

The American Embassy in Manila pushed out a Message for U.S. Citizens, dtd 29 Jan 14 to their Embassy Wardens that announced the immediate closure of the DEERS office. The following is extracted from their message: “The U.S. Embassy wishes … Continue reading

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A threat made to all TRICARE beneficiaries around the world by DHA!

We’ve said for years that the Defense Health Agency (DHA) uses TRICARE beneficiaries in the Philippines as their own personal playground to test out their half baked ideas and worse, before fostering these disasters on unsuspecting beneficiaries in countries like … Continue reading

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Can the Armed Services Blood Program come to the rescue and replace the Philippine Red Cross?

As you already know the Defense Health Agency (DHA) and International SOS (ISOS) did not certify the Philippine Red Cross for blood and blood products. That leaves all Philippine TRICARE beneficiaries in a position of not having a standardized and … Continue reading

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Missing in action (MIA) or worse (KIA)

We have an American civil service employee that has disappeared, or maybe he never appeared. Are there any Special Forces or Seals in the house? What about a private investigator or maybe a SWAT team to help. In 2008 MG … Continue reading

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Latest Newsletter, A comparison of medical care plans, what could be vs. the DHA agenda

A discussion on why we are enduring a two plan system designed by the Defense Health Agency in coordination with International SOS. This is an example of one of the guaranteed “high-quality” hospitals that passed all the extensive quality assurance … Continue reading

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The Philippine National Red Cross is not qualified to provide blood for TRICARE

A few months ago, while assisting with an inpatient claim from Northern Luzon, which included a claim for one unit of blood from the local Red Cross chapter, the claim for the blood was denied. When this was questioned it … Continue reading

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15 Jan 14 List of Certified Providers Removed in Secret under Suspicious Circumstances

The latest “Certified” list was posted by International SOS (ISOS) and we reviewed the list for suspicious removal activity. The providers we are concerned with were not moved to the Not Seen in > 2 Years list. This means beneficiaries … Continue reading

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The Defense Health Agency Secretly Removes Some Diagnostic Tests from Payment

For years the Defense Health Agency (DHA) have secretly implemented or changed policies in the Philippines and mostly to the determent of beneficiaries. Most of these changes end up costing beneficiaries money in denied claims. This is then used by … Continue reading

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