H.R. 1092 (112th): Military Retirees Health Care Protection Act

Introduced:
Mar 15, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Walter Jones Jr.
Representative for North Carolina's 3rd congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Mar 15, 2011
Length
6 pages
 
Status

This bill was introduced on March 15, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Mar 15, 2011
Referred to Committee Mar 15, 2011
 
Full Title

To amend title 10, United States Code, to prohibit certain increases in fees for military health care.

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Cosponsors
31 cosponsors (23D, 8R) (show)
Committees

House Armed Services

Military Personnel

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3/15/2011--Introduced.
Military Retirees Health Care Protection Act - Expresses the sense of Congress that:
(1) the Department of Defense (DOD) and the nation have a committed health benefits obligation to retired military personnel that exceeds the obligation of corporate employers to civilian employees; and
(2) DOD has many additional options to constrain the growth of health care spending in ways that do not disadvantage beneficiaries, and should pursue such options rather than seeking large fee increases for beneficiaries.
Prohibits an increase after: (1) April 1, 2006, in a premium, deductible, copayment, or other charge prescribed by the Secretary of Defense for medical and dental health care coverage for military personnel; and (2) September 30, 2011, in the dollar amount of a cost-sharing requirement under the DOD pharmacy benefits program.
Prohibits: (1) charges for DOD inpatient care from exceeding $535 per day; and (2) beginning on October 1, 2011, an increase in premiums under TRICARE (a DOD managed health care program) for certain members of the Selected Reserve and Retired Reserve.

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