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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March 18, 2021

MHS Nurse Advice Line Available 24/7 to Help You

When it comes to staying healthy, TRICARE knows having health and safety resources you can count on matters. Did you know that one of those resources is round-the-clock health care advice? If you ever have health-related questions or concerns, the Military Health System (MHS) Nurse Advice Line is available 24/7 and at no cost to you.

March 16, 2021

Explore Your Provider Options With TRICARE Overseas Program

Are you looking for a doctor overseas? If so, the TRICARE Overseas Program (TOP) can help you find one. Depending on your sponsor’s status and where you live overseas, you may only be able to get care at a military hospital or clinic if space is available.

March 12, 2021

Blood Donations Remain Vital for Service Member Care

When it comes to the need for donated blood, soldiers on the battlefield understand. For Marines witnessing a member of their unit in danger of losing life or limb, it locks in quickly. They instinctively begin lining up to give because they see the human face behind the small needle sting and the hanging bag of blood.

March 10, 2021

Q&A: Are COVID-19 Vaccines Safe and Effective?

As the fight against COVID-19 continues, vaccination is one way to slow the spread and protect yourself. Chances are you know someone who’s already been vaccinated. Still, you may be concerned about safety—and wondering when to schedule the vaccine for yourself.

March 9, 2021

Join March 25 Webinar for Introduction to 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 March 25, from 1 to 2 p.m. ET to learn important information on how TFL works.

March 8, 2021

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month; TBICoE’s mission lasts all year

Navy Capt. (Dr.) Scott Pyne sees March’s Brain Injury Awareness Month as an opportunity to highlight what the Traumatic Brain Injury Center of Excellence does all year long.

March 4, 2021

COVID-19: DOD vaccinates more than 1 million beneficiaries worldwide

The Department of Defense has administered more than one million COVID-19 vaccinations.

March 4, 2021

How to Turn on Automatic Refills for Your TRICARE Home Delivery Prescriptions

Are you looking to get the most out of your TRICARE pharmacy benefit? Make sure you take some time to check out the TRICARE pharmacy automatic refill program.

March 2, 2021

Find Answers to Your TRICARE Cost Questions

Have you ever received a medical bill that was higher or lower than you expected it to be? If so, you aren’t alone. Health care cost language can often be confusing, and it may not always be clear how much you need to pay for a particular heath service.

Feb. 25, 2021

New to TDP? Get to Know Your TRICARE Dental Program Benefits

Did you know that February is National Children’s Dental Health Month? But anytime is the perfect time to emphasize the importance of good oral health with your child. And part of that involves making sure they have dental coverage.

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