Lt. Col. Paula Neemann, 15th Healthcare Operations Squadron clinical medicine flight commander, demonstrates several birth options, such as an intrauterine device, at the 15th MDG’s contraceptive clinic at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, May 6, 2021. The contraceptive clinic opened June 7 to service beneficiaries and provide same-day procedures without a referral. (Photo: U.S. Air Force 2nd Lt. Benjamin Aronson)

Military Health System Offers a Variety of Contr...

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Dec. 01, 2022

The Military Health System offers service members and their families contraceptive care services—including...
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TRICARE Prime or TRICARE Select: How to Decide

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Dec. 01, 2022

Are you thinking about your health care options for 2023? TRICARE Open Season, which runs until Dec. 13, might...
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U.S. Navy Cmdr. Candida Ferguson, a general surgeon at Naval Hospital Jacksonville, talks with a patient about colorectal cancer screening. The Defense Health Agency established new age recommendations for screenings. Regular screening with a stool test, sigmoidoscopy, or colonoscopy, beginning at age 45, is the key to preventing colorectal cancer and finding it early.

Colorectal Cancer Screening Age Decreases to 45

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Nov. 25, 2022

Although the overall death rate from colorectal cancer has been on the decline in recent years, it remains the...
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Know the Difference: TRICARE Network Provider vs...

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Nov. 22, 2022

Are you looking for a new doctor? Finding the right doctor is crucial to your overall health. Regular checkups...
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Keeping Your DEERS Info Current

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Nov. 17, 2022

TRICARE Open Season is the time to make changes to your TRICARE health care coverage for the upcoming year...
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"Mad Cow" Blood Donor Ban Lifted

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Nov. 17, 2022

A decades-old blood donor ban was recently lifted by the Food and Drug Administrationmad cow, potentially...
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Staff assigned to Naval Hospital Bremerton's OB-GYN clinic display a number of the instruments and devices associated with patient-centered care during the walk-in contraceptive clinic, an essential part of women's health services provided at NHB. The Defense Health Agency recently issued an Administrative Instruction for access to walk-in contraception services across the Military Health System, letting beneficiaries discuss and receive their preferred and medically appropriate care.

Walk-in Contraceptive Services Required at Hospi...

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Nov. 15, 2022

The Defense Health Agency is expanding walk-in contraceptive care services to improve reproductive health...
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TRICARE Open Season is Here: Find Right TRICARE ...

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Nov. 14, 2022

TRICARE Open Season begins today, Nov. 14. For most TRICARE beneficiaries, this is your chance to enroll in a...
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April 15, 2021

Activate Your New TRICARE Prescriptions with Remote Pharmacy Check-In

Do you get your prescriptions filled at a military pharmacy? If so, make sure you look into Remote Pharmacy Check-In using Q-Anywhere.

April 13, 2021

Schedule Your COVID Vaccine Appointment with DHA Appointing Portal

When it’s your turn to get the COVID-19 vaccine, you may be able to book an appointment at a military hospital, clinic, or vaccination site with the new Defense Health Agency Appointing Portal (DAP). Read more about this convenient new vaccine scheduling tool from the Defense Health Agency (DHA).

April 8, 2021

Register for April 15 Webinar on TRICARE For Life

Will you soon be eligible for Medicare and TRICARE For Life (TFL) coverage? If yes, be sure to join the TRICARE webinar, “TRICARE For Life: Coverage Basics, Eligibility, and Costs,” on April 15, from 1 to 2 p.m. ET to learn important information on how TFL works.

April 7, 2021

Subscribe to TRICARE’s New Podcast: Get to Know TRICARE

Are you a fan of podcasts? If so, grab your favorite headphones and get ready to listen to “Get to Know TRICARE.”

April 7, 2021

MHS GENESIS Patient Portal Expands New Features

MHS GENESIS' patient portal is rapidly increasing in size, capability, and usability.

April 6, 2021

What is ECHO and How do I Enroll?

Are you an active duty service member who has a family member with special needs? Your family member may qualify for the Extended Care Health Option (ECHO).

April 1, 2021

Enrolling and Disenrolling from TRICARE

Do you know how to enroll or disenroll from TRICARE? With a premium-based plan like TRICARE Young Adult, you can do so at any time. But with TRICARE Prime and TRICARE Select plans, the rules for enrolling and disenrolling are different.

March 30, 2021

DHA Improves TRICARE Comprehensive Autism Care Demonstration Program

Do you have a family member with a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD)? If so, they’ll soon have expanded access to health and support services. The Defense Health Agency (DHA) has authorized policy changes to the TRICARE Comprehensive Autism Care Demonstration (ACD) program.

March 25, 2021

I’m Getting Divorced. What Happens to My TRICARE Benefit?

If you’re getting divorced, the future may seem uncertain. One question in your mind may be whether you’ll still be eligible for TRICARE. The answer depends on your sponsor status, length of your marriage, and other factors.

March 23, 2021

Q&A: When, Where, and How Can I Get a COVID-19 Vaccine?

Have you heard the news? There are now three vaccines authorized and recommended for people in the U.S. to prevent COVID-19. That means more opportunities for you and your family to get a COVID-19 vaccine are on the way. All three vaccines are safe and effective, and may soon be available near you.

Learn More about COVID-19 and the COVID-19 Vaccine.