H.R.6635 - TRICARE Protection Act112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Walden, Greg [R-OR-2] (Introduced 12/05/2012)|
|Committees:||House - Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||12/05/2012 Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.6635 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (12/05/2012)
TRICARE Protection Act - Directs the Secretary of Defense to report to the congressional defense committees setting forth Department of Defense (DOD) policy on the future availability of TRICARE Prime (a DOD managed health care program) for eligible beneficiaries in all TRICARE regions.
Directs the Secretary to: (1) identify beneficiaries whom the Secretary determines will not retain primary care provider access under newly awarded TRICARE contracts, and (2) implement a plan to ensure that such beneficiaries will retain access that meets TRICARE access standards.