Debt Panel Eyes TRICARE Fee Increases

Week of November 29, 2010

Once again the subject of increasing TRICARE costs has hit the news -- the latest proposal being offered by the bipartisan Debt Reduction Task Force. One of the stated goals of the bipartisan task force is to reduce the cost of military health care by imposing greater cost-sharing on TRICARE beneficiaries. Some retirees could see their TRICARE premiums increase by as much as $2,000 a year. Read more at the Military Advantage blog, surveys have found that most servicemembers and their families are confused by TRICARE. Get the facts and latest news on TRICARE.