TITLE

MILITARY HEALTH CARE: Cost Data Indicate That TRICARE Reserve Select Premiums Exceeded the Costs of Providing Program Benefits

PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
GAO Reports;12/24/2007, preceding pi
SOURCE TYPE
Government Document
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information about the study on the Department of Defense's (DOD) TRICARE Reserve Select (TRS) program conducted by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) in the U.S. The study indicates the there is a discrepancy between TRS premiums and the reported program costs per plan results from the approach used by DOD in setting TRS premiums. It is suggested that DOD should stop basing TRS premiums only on Blue Cross and Blue Shield (BCBS) premium adjustments.
ACCESSION #
29405484

 

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