The final rule published in theFederal Registeron September 30, 1994 (59 FR 49818) set forth rules to implement the Continued Health Care Benefit Program (CHCBP) required by 10 United States Code 1078a. Included in this final rule were provisions for updating the CHCBP premiums for each federal fiscal year. As stated in the final rule, the premiums are based on Federal Employee Health Benefit Program employee and agency contributions required for a comparable health benefits plan, plus an administrative fee. Premiums may be revised annually and shall be published annually for each fiscal year.
The TRICARE Management Activity has updated the quarterly premiums for Fiscal Year 2013 as shown below.
Quarterly CHCBP Premiums for Fiscal Year 2013
The above premiums are effective for services rendered on or after October 1, 2012.
Dated: September 10, 2012.
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.