H.R.5403 - To direct the Secretary of Defense to temporarily adjust the reimbursement rates for TRICARE claims in Alaska.111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Young, Don [R-AK-At Large] (Introduced 05/26/2010)|
|Committees:||House - Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||06/28/2010 Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5403 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/26/2010)
Directs the Secretary of Defense (DOD), during FY2011-FY2012, to ensure that payment for services by an individual health care professional located in Alaska for which a claim is submitted under TRICARE (a DOD managed health care program) is in an amount determined to be appropriate under the reimbursement rules that apply to payments for similar services under the VA Alaska Fee Schedule used by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA).
Requires the Secretary of Defense to report to the congressional defense and appropriations committees on the rates for reimbursing TRICARE claims in Alaska.