Posted by: Rachel Kenyon | February 25, 2013

TRICARE Stalls on Implementing Treatments

Larson, Courtney Call on TRICARE to Collaborate with Military Families, Experts for Development of Pilot Program

(Hartford) – This week Congressman John B. Larson and Congressman Joe Courtney joined in writing a letter to Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta calling on TRICARE, the military healthcare program, to collaborate with military families and subject experts on the development of a pilot program which will help military children with autism. The one-year pilot program, included in the final 2013 defense budget authorization, is a modified version of a provision authored by Congressman John B. Larson that would require TRICARE to provide military children with autism greater access to behavioral health treatment.

[Read full Press Release at Larson.House.gov]

[Click on the letter below for the full document.]

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