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HASC leaders at odds over TRICARE hike

The chairman of the House Armed Services Committee said Thursday he will include language implementing the Defense Department's request to increase insurance fees for military retirees. That position is at odds with the panel's subcommittee on military personnel, which on Wednesday unanimously approved language which would prohibit the increase.

Tags: DoD , pay and benefits , Congress , Robert Hale , Joe Wilson , Buck McKeon , Jared Serbu , DoD Report

Friday - 05/06/2011, 06:44am EDT
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TRICARE is more than healthcare

DOD's Tricare Management Activity is not only one of the world's biggest health care providers. It is also a big acquisition organization. We learn more from TMA's Michael Fischetti.

Tags: FedSMC , Federal Drive , Michael Fischetti , DoD Report , DoD , Defense , acquisition , Tricare Management Activity , procurement

Tuesday - 04/12/2011, 08:40am EDT
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TRICARE sustains protest in $17 billion service contract

TRICARE, the Defense Department's managed healthcare organization, said Thursday that it will reevaluate a multibillion dollar award to administer health insurance services for military members in one of its three U.S. regions.

Tags: DoD , Humana , UnitedHealthcare , Health Net , industry , contracting , Jared Serbu , DoD Report

Friday - 04/08/2011, 06:56am EDT
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Dueling testimony on TRICARE fees

Members of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Personnel are studying the Defense Department's proposal to increase fees for working-age retirees who use the military's TRICARE health insurance benefit. The panel heard, in separate hearings, from DoD officials defending the increase, and retiree groups who fear it is a "camel's nose under the tent."

Tags: DoD , pay and benefits , Congress , health care , Robert Gates , Stan Strobridge , Rick Jones , Niki Tsongas , Joe Wilson , National Association of Uniformed Services , Military Officers Association of America , Jared Serbu

Wednesday - 03/16/2011, 03:50pm EDT
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Humana Tricare contract award challenged

UnitedHealthcare is protesting the Defense Department's decision to reverse course and award a multibillion-dollar insurance contract to competitor Humana.

Tags: Federal Drive , DoD Report , pay and benefits , contracting ,

Tuesday - 03/08/2011, 08:40am EST

CR may turn into crisis for Defense, Gates says

Continuing to operate at 2010 funding levels under a continuing resolution would be a crisis for the military, Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Monday. He made the remarks at a briefing detailing DoD's proposed budget for 2012.

Tags: DoD , Congress , pay and benefits , DoD budget , Robert Gates , Robert Hale , dod efficiency initiative , military pay , cybersecurity , Jared Serbu

Tuesday - 02/15/2011, 06:56am EST
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Retiree groups wary of TRICARE proposal

Defense Secretary Robert Gates said last week that he wants to increase health insurance premiums for working-age military retirees by a "modest" amount to take pressure off of DoD's ballooning health care budget. Groups that represent retirees say Gates' past proposals for TRICARE hikes have been anything but modest.

Tags: DoD , pay and benefits , Congress , Robert Gates , budget , Military Officers Association of America , The Retired Enlisted Association , CSIS , Cathy Beasley , Deirdre Holleman , Maren Leed , Jared Serbu

Wednesday - 01/12/2011, 01:51pm EST
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Military retirees react to TRICARE fee proposal

Defense Secretary Robert Gates wants to impose what he says are "modest" fee increases on some TRICARE beneficiaries. We'll have reaction from the groups who'll be impacted.

Tags: DoD Report , Robert Gates , Defense Secretary , health care , military retirees , veterans health , fee hikes , Federal Drive

Wednesday - 01/12/2011, 10:13am EST
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2011 agenda from NextGov's new editor

NextGov's new editor, Katherine Peters, joins the DorobekINSIDER with her list of stories to watch for in 2011.

Tags: Katherine Peters , Nextgov , Government Executive , Allan Holmes , management , Dorobek Insider

Tuesday - 01/11/2011, 03:18pm EST
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White House to lower DoD budget request for 2012

Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Thursday that the Pentagon will reduce costs by raising health care premiums of working-age military retirees.

Tags: Robert Gates , DoD , budget , Congress , pay and benefits , Jared Serbu

Friday - 01/07/2011, 06:25am EST
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