TITLE

Slow start-up of Tricare programs cited by GAO

AUTHOR(S)
Gardner, Jonathan
PUB. DATE
July 1996
SOURCE
Modern Healthcare;7/29/96, Vol. 26 Issue 31, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that cost containment in the Defense Department's Tricare managed-care program has been hampered by slow implementation of utilization management and resource-sharing agreements between military hospitals and contractors. Targeted savings; Beneficiaries eligible for Tricare; Problems regarding the utilization management.
ACCESSION #
9608284215

 

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