The following article from the “Stars and Stripes”, “Tricare scrapping troubled system in Philippines to address fraud, military retiree care” is over a year old but it worth reading. It certainly give some perspective to those considering coming to the Philippines as a “medical tourist”.
It also shows the obstacles faced by Medicare Advantage programs seeking to devise ways of providing Medicare coverage to Americans retired in the Philippines,
Tricare is the program to provide medical care to retired American military personnel.
Here’s the link to the article: http://www.stripes.com/news/tricare-scrapping-troubled-system-in-philippines-to-address-fraud-military-retiree-care-1.161832
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