A: The American Legion has consistently voiced its strong opposition to any TRICARE fee or co-pay increases. Some of the steps the Legion has taken to stop such action include:
Opposition to increases in TRICARE fees and prescription drug prices is one of the Legion’s top legislative priorities for the 113th Congress, 2nd session.
The Legion’s TRICARE position was included in its Legislative Point Papers for the 2013 Washington Conference (see p. 9).
Resolution 24, passed in August 2012 at the Legion’s 94th national convention.
Louis J. Celli, Jr.
Director, Legislative Division