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Military healthcare system: Tricare's strengths and weaknesses

What are the strengths and threats to the survival of the military health system. Could you summarize Tricare and detail its options for enrollees. What is Tricare's greatest threat and how can it be avoided?

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What are the strengths and threats to the survival of the military health system?

One of the most significant strengths present in military health system is that it offers a wide range of programs and services that are best suited for its beneficiaries. TRICARE which is a specialized form of managed care in military health system provides a wide range of programs and services which can be classified into primary, secondary and tertiary care benefits (Kongstvedt, 2003). The military health system has strength in that it is flexible whereby it supports evolving situations in the military and therefore supports emerging strategies and tactics. According to Kongstvedt (2003), TRICARE has strength in that it is the largest provider of managed care in the country in terms of dollars and eligible beneficiaries.

Readiness is essential in military health system and this means that the facilities and ...

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The strengths and threats to the survival of the military health system is determined.

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