Monthly Archives: July 2014

New Try at a Demonstration Survey

Back in March 2014, 4.5 months ago, we received what the Defense Health Agency (DHA) likes to call a “TRICARE email update” entitled Philippine Demonstration Project: How Are We Doing? Our inquiries, at the time, about the survey resulted in … Continue reading

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Latest Newsletter on TRICARE

See Update on Ongoing Philippine TRICARE Issues for a discussion on some longstanding issues that DHA seems to want to sweep under the rug.

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DHA and ISOS’s Response to Typhoon Rammasun (Glenda)

See TRICARE’s Disaster Information webpage from 20 July 2014. Can you say SILENCE? What about SILENT? Or maybe the real answer is WE REALLY DON’T CARE? Can you say Déjà vu? The Defense Health Agency (DHA) likes to go to … Continue reading

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15 July 14 List of Certified Providers Removed in Secret & Massive Loss of Access to Care in Angeles!

The latest “Certified” list was posted by International SOS (ISOS) on 15 July 2014. 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. … Continue reading

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ISOS Continues to Reduce Access to Care in Their War Against Beneficiaries

International SOS (ISOS) pushed out an ominous notice to TRICARE Philippine beneficiaries. It applies to both of their convoluted versions of TRICARE; programs that are far different from what every other Standard overseas beneficiary is offered outside the Philippines which … Continue reading

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Like a Drug Addict, DHA is Still in Complete Denial When it Comes to Filing Claims!

Since the beginning of time the Defense Health Agency (DHA) and its predecessors, apply U.S. health care industry standards to the rest of the world. It also appears they are very slow learners as well as the teller of tall … Continue reading

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More Loss of Access to Care in Angeles and Others Issues

Angeles Demo Area In its normal display of no concern for beneficiaries, their welfare and access to care, ISOS and their front Global 24, quietly and all but in secret, posted a disclaimer that reveals that “The Medical City Angeles”, … Continue reading

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1 July 14 List of Certified Providers Removed in Secret, Bottom of the Barrel and Disclaimers

The latest “Certified” list was posted by International SOS (ISOS) on 1 July 2014. 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. … Continue reading

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