Slow start-up of Tricare programs cited by GAO

Gardner, Jonathan
July 1996
Modern Healthcare;7/29/96, Vol. 26 Issue 31, p20
Trade Publication
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.


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