TRICARE

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...

Congress Moves One-Year Pilot Program for Military Kids

WASHINGTON, DC (December 19, 2012) -- Congress has agreed to require ABA care for all TRICARE beneficiaries with autism through a one-year pilot program, less than the permanent change sought by military families and Aut... More...

ABA Care for Military Kids Clears Senate

WASHINGTON, DC (December 5, 2012) -- The U.S. Senate today approved a new Department of Defense budget bill that includes an amendment improving ABA benefits for the 23,000 military families raising children with autism.

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ABA Care for Military Kids Advances in Senate

WASHINGTON, DC (November 29, 2012) -- The Senate today approved a bipartisan amendment  that would improve access to ABA care for the nation's 23,000 military kids with autism.

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Autism Speaks Endorses TRICARE Study Bill

WASHINGTON, DC (September 13, 2012) -- Autism Speaks has endorsed a bill sponsored by Rep. Steve Stivers (OH-15) that would require the Department of Defense to review TRICARE policy for the children of militar... More...

New TRICARE Policy Shortchanges Military Families

WASHINGTON, DC (August 28, 2012) -- An interim TRICARE policy change affecting ABA benefits for military families fails to provide the level of coverage that was ordered by a federal judge in a class action lawsuit in July.

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Federal Judge Rules for Military Families on ABA Coverage

WASHINGTON, DC (July 26, 2012) -- A federal judge in Washington has handed military families a major victory in their pursuit of insurance coverage for Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy for their dependents by ... More...

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