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unhappycamper Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-01-11 08:26 AM
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Tricare denies coverage of newer TBI treatment
unhappycamper note: Since the Pentagon (DoD? Gannett?) has requested that I only post one paragraph from articles on Army Times, and Airforce Times, To keep in that same (new) tradition, I will also do the same for for articles on Navy Times, Marine Corps Times, stripes.com and military.com.
To read the article in the military's own words, you will need to click the link.

Read all about Fair Use here. It sure is beginning to smell like fascism.

unhappycamper summary of this article: :(





Hospitalman Apprentice Jordan Varney, a corpsman assigned to India Company, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines, Regimental Combat Team 2, provides security for Marines during a patrol. Many service members who serve in combat are seeking new treatments for traumatic brain injuries.


Tricare denies coverage of newer TBI treatment
By Andrew Tilghman - Staff writer
Posted : Friday Dec 31, 2010 10:37:33 EST

Military health officials are refusing to pay for a new treatment for traumatic brain injury despite widespread support for the therapy among doctors and lawmakers.
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