insurance

NGAUS Washington Report (Nov. 5, 2013) Bills now or soon to be introduced in Congress address emergency-room reimbursement and dental care for veterans, as well as the permanent funding of death benefits in case of another government closure. The legislative efforts were reported in Army Times.... Read more
NGAUS Washington Report (Nov. 5, 2013) With painkiller addiction on the rise among its troops, the Defense Department will allow TRICARE to pay for broader treatment of the addiction. The rule that goes into effect Nov. 21 allows TRICARE to pay for certain drug treatments used in substance abuse... Read more
The challenges and opportunities of the National Guard's changing environment suggest the need for enhanced capacity to act as one voice - that is, to chart strategic directions and mobilize the National Guard community around those directions. The NGAUS strategic plan sets the direction for... Read more
The Disability Insurance Plan -- Protection when you are unable to work due to a disability. Who's Eligible: Only Army/Air Federal Technicians are eligible for this plan. If you are terminated from your job as a Technician by the National Guard due to medical reasons, or failing the National Guard... Read more
The Medical Task Force will develop legislative strategies for meeting the medical and dental readiness needs of the National Guard that include but are not limited to the need for the expansion of benefits under TRICARE; the need for improvements in the delivery of pre-deployment and post-... Read more
This plan is not marketed in most states, so NGAUSIT is not in competition with state association insurance programs. It is suggested that members of state associations support their state's insurance program. Most state programs do not offer new insurance benefits after age 60. Retirees between... Read more
A low cost ($15.00 per year) membership in a Vision Care plan that saves up to 60 percent on the cost of eyewear. (Frames, contact lenses, etc.) Included in this benefit is HearPo, providing hearing services. Who's Eligible: Current NGAUS members/retirees, National Guard employees and their... Read more
Dues-paying members and life members of the NGAUS and the Enlisted Association of the National Guard of the United States, or EANGUS, have an accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D) benefit at no extra cost to the member. NGAUS and EANGUS members under the age of 80 are automatically enrolled... Read more

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