COL Robert Schlegel, USA (Ret), Legislative Affairs Chair
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What the FY 2024 NDAA Means for Your TRICARE
Karen Ruedisueli, MOAA’s Director of Government
Relations for Health Affairs.
Abridged Article, January 22, 2024.
work to preserve your service-earned health care benefit received support from
several key provisions in the FY 2024 National Defense Authorization Act
(NDAA), which became law last month.
look at some of the key details from the new law; keep up with all of MOAA’s
ongoing health care advocacy work via our Advocacy
TRICARE Pharmacy Network Report
report language connected to the NDAA directed the Government Accountability
Office (GAO) to assess the impact of TRICARE retail pharmacy
network cuts on beneficiaries. Specifically, an upcoming report will
examine effects of the cuts on rural families, compound medication access,
long-term care residents, and patients with chronic medical conditions.
scheduled to meet with GAO staffers to provide beneficiary insights, including
feedback shared by MOAA members via our online
reporting tool. Securing the GAO report was a top
priority for MOAA and will propel the next phase of our advocacy
efforts on this issue.
continue its work on health care issues not included in the FY 2024 defense authorization
bill, including parity for TRICARE young adults and an expanded dental benefit
for reserve component servicemembers.
These efforts will coincide with broader priorities
such as access to care, risks to TRICARE networks, and protecting TRICARE For
Life. Reach out to your lawmaker on these issues and others by registering
today at MOAA’s
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