DOD Health Consolidation Shows Promise, House Hears

Law360, New York (February 26, 2014, 7:44 PM EST) -- The U.S. Department of Defense's newly created Defense Health Agency is expected to save significant amounts of money as it consolidates several overlapping DOD health programs, including Tricare military health contracts, but needs better data to maintain its progress, witnesses told a House panel Wednesday.

Representatives from the DHA, DOD and the U.S. Government Accountability Office testified at hearing held by the House armed services subcommittee to update lawmakers on challenges and progress faced by the DHA since it was created in October to better coordinate...
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