Tricare fee changes could lead to billions in savings, CBO says

07/16/2013 | Government Executive

Increasing what retirees and their families pay for Tricare benefits could save the government billions of dollars each year, far outstripping any other current proposals to save money in the military health care system, according to new figures from the Congressional Budget Office. The CBO figures focus on higher fees for enrollment, copays and deductibles for Tricare Prime members and minimum out-of-pocket costs for Medicare-eligible Tricare for Life beneficiaries.

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