171K Retirees May Get TRICARE Prime Back

Week of December 16, 2013

The House version of the 2014 National Defense Authorization Act has a provision to allow the 171,000 military retirees who were kicked off TRICARE Prime last October, a onetime shot at reenrolling. The bill stipulates that the Secretary of Defense shall ensure each affected beneficiary who was enrolled in TRICARE Prime on September 30, 2013, be allowed to make a one-time election to continue enrollment in TRICARE Prime. The bill is now awaiting passage by the Senate before progressing to the President for signature.

Read the section in its entirety on the Military Advantage Blog.

 

 

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