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UnitedHealthcare fights Tricare decision
Modern Healthcare

In the latest chapter of a nearly 2-year-old saga, UnitedHealthcare is protesting the Defense Department’s decision to reverse course and award a multibillion-dollar insurance contract to competitor Humana. Last month, Tricare Management Activity, which oversees health services for active duty military, retirees and their families, awarded a contract to provide health services to 3 million soldiers and families in an 11-state Southern region to Humana Military Healthcare Services.