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April 4, 2019

Patient Care Will Remain Steadfast Despite Staff Cuts, DHA Director Says

Given proposed military medical staffing reductions, the Defense Health Agency and the services are working together closely so access to care and availability of health services are consistently maintained for beneficiaries, the DHA director said on Capitol Hill.

Aug. 27, 2018

Defense Health Agency Announces Temporary Benefits Change for Hawaiian Beneficiaries Impacted by Hurricane Lane

Beneficiaries affected by Hurricane Lane in Hawaii may see a physician in any location without a referral from their primary care physician, the Defense Health Agency announced.

July 30, 2018

Shanahan Discusses Medical Readiness, DHA Transfer at Womack

Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick M. Shanahan visited Womack Army Medical Center, N.C., for an update on how the Defense Health Agency and the military services are collaborating on the integration of the Military Health System.

July 26, 2018

DHA Director Discusses ‘Forward Momentum’ for New Health Record System

The Military Health System has implemented a new secure health records system intended for the health system's 9.4 million beneficiaries and is using initial feedback to improve its security and stability, the director of the Defense Health Agency said.

Nov. 30, 2016

Revised TRICARE Pharmacy Network Begins Dec. 1

Walgreens pharmacies join the TRICARE retail pharmacy network on Dec. 1, 2016, while CVS pharmacies, including those in Target stores, will leave the network on the same day, according to the Defense Health Agency.

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