Doctors Hit DOD With Tricare Underpayment Class Action

Law360, New York (April 16, 2013, 2:03 PM EDT) -- A pair of doctors hit the U.S. Department of Defense with a proposed class action in Washington federal court on Friday, accusing the agency of failing to implement a mandated 2010 Tricare reimbursement increase, stiffing thousands of doctors on Tricare payments.

According to the plaintiffs, doctors Elijah Berg and Sarah Delaney-Rowland, Tricare had failed to pass along a mandated 2.2 percent reimbursement increase for doctors treating Tricare patients during the last seven months of 2010, and is yet to make up for its failure to adjust...
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