FALLS CHURCH, Va. –
Do you have questions about your TRICARE benefits? If so, make sure you listen to “Get to Know TRICARE
.” It’s a new podcast
that helps service members and their families get the most out of their TRICARE coverage. You’ll hear experts from across the Defense Health Agency break down important topics, like health care costs, preventive health, and COVID-19.
Subscribe on Apple Podcasts
to listen to episodes. Here’s a list of the latest episodes you can listen to now:
Ready for more? You can find new episodes every Wednesday each time a TRICARE podcast series starts. The next podcast series, “Take Command of Your Health,” kicked off today with an interview with Dr. James Black
, who is the medical director of the Clinical Support Division at the Defense Health Agency. You’ll hear Dr. Black talk about TRICARE preventive health services and why they’re one of the keys to healthy living.
“Early detection certainly saves lives, increases treatment options, and can even save you money,” Dr. Black said. “Just because you feel young and healthy doesn’t mean that preventive screenings aren’t an important part of the health care that’s offered to you.”
You can listen to the full episode of “Early Detection is Key” on Apple Podcasts
. And stay tuned for other podcast episodes on healthy living, including your oral health
and what you need to know about quitting tobacco
, in the coming weeks. The “Take Command of Your Health” series runs until Wednesday, June 2. So, give it a listen and make sure you subscribe. To join the conversation on social media, use the hashtag #TRICAREPodcast.
Tune in, subscribe, and spread the word about the podcast so others can get to know TRICARE.