Monthly Archives: September 2014

U.S. vs Overseas TRICARE Fraud; Believe it or Not There is a Difference

It becomes clear what constitutes fraud in the United States is not considered fraud overseas by the Defense Health Agency (DHA) when comparing the following instances of fraud. Or maybe the overseas fraud is not called fraud when DHA’s contractor … Continue reading

Posted in Closed Network, CMAC Table, Defense Health Agency (DHA), Demonstration, International SOS, Tricare Management Activity (TMA), Tricare Overseas Program Philippines | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments

TRICARE’s Disaster Relief Program Overseas

The Defense Health Agency (DHA) boasts of how they quickly respond to disasters that affect TRICARE beneficiaries. Here is what they say on their Benefits During a Disaster webpage: “When a State of Emergency is issued, TRICARE may authorize early … Continue reading

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Satisfaction Survey Phase I of the TRICARE Demonstration

I’ve been in contact with DHA who has indicated the contractor has not had a lot of success in contacting many of those eligible to participate. In an attempt to reach these people they agreed that I could put out … Continue reading

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Update: Proof We are Treated as Second Class TRICARE Beneficiaries

We will not repeat what we previously discussed in the original post, Proof We are Treated as Second Class TRICARE Beneficiaries Using DHA’s Own Data from 29 December 2013. If you have not read it, click on the title and … Continue reading

Posted in Certified Provider List, Closed Network, CMAC Table, Demonstration, Emergency Care Access, International SOS, Tricare Management Activity (TMA), Tricare Overseas Program Philippines, Wisconsin Physician Services (WPS) | Tagged | 8 Comments

Army Times Offers Assistance to a Philippine TRICARE Beneficiary

We posted this subject with tongue in cheek which will become clear once you read this article and the actual Army Times TRICARE Help column. You can post a comment on their link or send an email as I did. … Continue reading

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Tricare Philippines Newsletter, Access to Care, Jiving Congress & Hiding Under the Skirts of Contractors

In our latest Newsletter we show how little money is spent on TRICARE in the Philippines compared to all other areas. We point out serious misstatements and avoiding the questions in Gen Bobb’s statement to Congress on issues in the … Continue reading

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1 September 14 List of Certified Providers Removed in Secret, Limited Demo Access to Care

International SOS (ISOS) no longer posts lists of Certified or Approved providers as they continue to reduce their costs at the detriment of beneficiaries in the Philippines. We reviewed the total listing of providers and compared them to the previous … Continue reading

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