The National Defense Authorization Act (“NDAA”) – passed in late 2016 – provides numerous changes to military health care. One of the changes, NDAA Sec. 706, establishes the Military-Civilian Integrated Health Care Delivery Systems – a sweeping new change for the Defense Health Agency (“DHA”) and the Military Treatment Facilities (“MTFs”) to provide health care services for non-active duty beneficiaries through partnerships with the private sector.
These private sector partnerships require the Secretary of Defense by January 1, 2018, to enter into Memoranda of Understanding (MOU) and contracts between the MTFs and:
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