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Pharmaceuticals for TRICARE

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The American TRICARE health insurance system for military members and their families is putting more and more pressure on US military budgets, as costs skyrocket far faster than inflation, or budget growth. Ballooning prescription drug costs in particular are causing significant policy and management issues. One of the challenges is that many people are using more costly retail pharmacies instead of military treatment facilities or mail order, in order to get their medications. But who supplies the TRICARE mail order system? Contracts & Key Events McKesson Corp. is currently the sole distributor for pharmaceutical distribution services to the TRICARE Mail Order Pharmacy. Feb 23/11: McKesson Corp. in San Francisco, CA receives a maximum $1.081 billion firm-fixed-price contract for support to the TRICARE Pharmacy until Feb 29/12. Work will be performed in San Francisco, CA and Tolleson, AZ. The original proposal was solicited through the Federal Business Opportunities website with 2 responses. US Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support in Philadelphia, PA manages this contract (SPM200-03-D-1666). Feb 23/10: McKesson Corp. in San Francisco, CA receives a maximum $977.3 million firm-fixed-price prime vendor contract for “replenishment pharmaceuticals and other authorized supplies” until Feb 28/11. Work will be performed in San Francisco, CA and […]

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