TRICARE

Autism Speaks Issues FAQs on TRICARE Changes

WASHINGTON, DC (July 5, 2013) -- Autism Speaks has developed a Frequently Asked Questions guide for military families to better understand the changes in coverage for applied behavior analysis (ABA) announced in late June by TRICA... More...

TRICARE 'Turns Back the Clock' On Military Families

WASHINGTON, DC (June 27, 2013) -- Military families will face new restrictions and cutbacks obtaining applied behavior analysis (ABA) therapy for their children with autism under new policies made public this week by TRICARE, the ... More...

Better ABA Care for Military Families Moves in House

WASHINGTON, DC (June 14, 2013) -- The U.S. House of Representatives has approved an amendment to the new defense bill that would require the Pentagon to cover ABA care for all military families raising children with developmental ... More...

Federal Judge Reverses Course on TRICARE ABA Ruling

WASHINGTON, DC (June 7, 2013) -- Autism Speaks expressed disappointment with a federal judge's unusual decision to partially reverse... More...

Autism Speaks: ABA Plan For Military Families Is A Dud

WASHINGTON, DC (May 24, 2013) -- Autism Speaks today expressed disappointment with the terms of a one-year ABA pilot program for military families developed by the Department of Defense (DoD) through TRICARE and cal... More...

Special Needs Services for Military Hit in New Survey

WASHINGTON, DC (May 16, 2013) -- In its fourth annual survey of military families, Blue Star Families found widespread dissatisfaction among ... More...

Delayed TRICARE Pilot Program Comes Under Senate Scrutiny

WASHINGTON, DC (April 18, 2013) -- Critical questions regarding a one-year ABA pilot program ordered by Congress but yet to be created were left unanswered by TRICARE during ... More...

Larson Prods TRICARE To Get Moving on ABA Pilot Program

WASHINGTON, DC (February 21, 2013) -- Rep. John Larson (D-CT) urged the Department of Defense to act "promptly" on legislation he sponsored last year requiring TRICARE to establish a one-year pilot program providing ABA ... More...

Obama Signs Bill Expanding ABA Care for Military Kids

WASHINGTON, DC (January 3, 2013) -- President Obama has signed bipartisan legislation creating a one-year pilot program expanding ABA care to all military families through TRICARE, the Pentagon's healthcare program, ... More...

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