Skip to comments.Covering Obamacare Cost; Military Hit First
Posted on 01/08/2010 6:06:56 AM PST by blackandgoldfan
TRICARE, the insurance company through which our military members receive benefits, is slated to increase premiums on the dental plans for 1.9 million members of all branches of our armed forces. The increase is going to take effect on February 1.
The monthly premium for an active duty family member single plan will increase from $12.12 to $12.69 and the monthly family plan premium will increase from $30.29 to $31.72. The National Guard and Reserve monthly sponsor premium will increase from $12.12 to $12.69. The monthly single premium rate for an Individual Ready Reserve (IRR) sponsor plan and the separate IRR single family member plan will increase from $30.29 to $31.72.
One definitely has to ask about the timing of all of this. Legitimate questions have been raised about how Obamacare is going to be paid for, and it appears that this is going to be the start. If ANYONE deserves to have free, outstanding healthcare for life, it is our veterans who served and continue to serve honorably.
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I did serve in the military. When I left active duty I was married and I was an O-3 with over 8 years service. Today a married O-3 with that length of service makes over $78,000 per year in pay and allowances. And their dental got bumped by a buck and a half. Oh the humanity....
Hubby got his Navy retirement check in today...$10.00 LIGHTER than normal and his state was $.80 lighter. SS not due in until third Tue of the month.
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