This article is included in these additional categories:

Contracts - Awards | Medical | Other Corporation | Policy - Personnel | Support Functions - Other

TRICARE Sends $269.1M SOS for Overseas Health Care

For more on this and other stories, please consider purchasing a membership.
If you are already a subscriber, login to your account.
International SOS Assistance in Trevose, PA won a fixed-price requirements contract to provide health care support services, dental care services and claims processing to the US Department of Defense TRICARE Overseas Program. The total potential contract value, including an approximately 10-month base period and 5 one-year option periods for health care delivery, plus a transition-out period, is estimated at $269.1 million. The TRICARE Management Activity provides health care coverage to 9.4 million active duty military family members, military retirees and their eligible family members. The new contract includes the establishment of host nation provider networks around military treatment facility (MTFs)… Surgery, USNS Mercy(click to view full) International SOS Assistance will support the chief of the TRICARE Overseas Program Branch, TRICARE area office directors, and MTF commanders in operating an integrated health care delivery system that combines resources from the US military’s direct medical care system with the contractor’s health care support services. The contract includes services for active duty family members enrolled in TRICARE Prime who require emergency health care services while traveling overseas. TRICARE Prime is a managed care option. According to the National Libary of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health, managed care includes: “Health insurance plans […]

One Source: Hundreds of programs; Thousands of links, photos, and analyses

DII brings a complete collection of articles with original reporting and research, and expert analyses of events to your desktop – no need for multiple modules, or complex subscriptions. All supporting documents, links, & appendices accompany each article.


  • Save time
  • Eliminate your blind spots
  • Get the big picture, quickly
  • Keep up with the important facts
  • Stay on top of your projects or your competitors


  • Coverage of procurement and doctrine issues
  • Timeline of past and future program events
  • Comprehensive links to other useful resources