TITLE

2008 Access to Care Surveys Indicate Some Problems, but Beneficiary Satisfaction Is Similar to Other Health Plans

AUTHOR(S)
Williamson, Randall B.
PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
GAO Reports;3/31/2010, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Document
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the implementation of TRICARE beneficiary and provider surveys in 2008 by the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD). It mentions that a higher percentage of nonenrolled beneficiaries in surveyed areas where TRICARE Prime is offered experienced problems accessing care from network than beneficiaries in surveyed areas where TRICARE Prime is not offered. It also states that beneficiaries rated their health care satisfaction similarly to other commercial health care plans.
ACCESSION #
49049235

 

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