S.731 - A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to provide for continuity of TRICARE Standard coverage for certain members of the Retired Reserve.111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Nelson, Ben [D-NE] (Introduced 03/26/2009)|
|Committees:||Senate - Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||03/26/2009 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services.|
|Notes:||For further action, see H.R.2647, which became Public Law 111-84 on 10/28/2009.|
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Summary: S.731 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (03/26/2009)
Makes a member of the Retired Reserve who is qualified for a non-regular (reserve) retirement at age 60, but is not yet 60, eligible for health benefits under TRICARE Standard (a Department of Defense [DOD] managed health care program for members of the reserves). Terminates such eligibility when the member becomes eligible for TRICARE Standard at age 60.
Includes immediate family members under such coverage.
Requires members to pay a premium for such coverage.