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TRICARE’s ‘Open Season’ begins Nov. 12

TRICARE’s ‘Open Season’ begins Nov. 12

| October 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Do you want to make enrollment changes to your or to a family member’s TRICARE health plan for 2019? Your chance is around the corner during TRICARE Open Season.

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ECHO benefit year changes to calendar year

ECHO benefit year changes to calendar year

| October 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Do you have a family member who gets supplemental services through the TRICARE Extended Care Health Option (ECHO) program? If so, you need to know that beginning on Jan. 1, 2019.

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Join TRICARE for October 18 webinar

Join TRICARE for October 18 webinar

| October 15, 2018

Beginning Nov. 12, TRICARE will kick off its inaugural TRICARE Open Season. To learn more, join TRICARE on Oct. 18, from 7 to 8 a.m., Hawaii time (1 to 2 p.m. EST), for the “Prepare for First Annual TRICARE Open Season Now” webinar.

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VA, DOD senior leaders commit to aligned electronic health records system

VA, DOD senior leaders commit to aligned electronic health records system

| October 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Secretaries of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Defense (DOD) signed a joint statement Sept. 26 pledging that their two departments will align their plans, strategies and structures as they roll out a new electronic health records (EHR) system that will allow VA and DOD to share patient data seamlessly. 

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Quit smoking with the help of Freedom Quitline

Quit smoking with the help of Freedom Quitline

| October 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

If you were to change anything about your lifestyle, what would it be? Most of us have things about our lives that we would like to change. For some of us it might be sleeping better, losing weight, or exercising more. And for some, it’s giving up smoking cigarettes. 

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Use TRICARE online tools to choose a health plan

Use TRICARE online tools to choose a health plan

| October 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

If you’re eligible for TRICARE, you can choose from a variety of plans. This gives you options for where and how you seek medical care.

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Parents can make small changes to reduce risk of childhood obesity

Parents can make small changes to reduce risk of childhood obesity

| September 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. Did you know that obesity now affects 1 in 6 children and adolescents in the U.S.?

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VA lists storm closures

VA lists storm closures

| September 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

The VA has released the following information. For the Hawaiian Islands, the following Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOC) will be closed Wednesday, Sept. 12:

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Na Koa Regatta Health Matters Symposium inspires attendees

Na Koa Regatta Health Matters Symposium inspires attendees

| August 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

Story and photos by Mr. Ramee Opperude Regional Health Command Pacific The U. S Army Health Clinic-Schofield Barracks, joined several veteran service organizations and the Association of the United States Army to host the Na Koa Regatta Health Matters Symposium Aug. 15. The event brought together panels of experts, wounded warriors and spouses, and dozens […]

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How does the TRICARE catastrophic cap work?

How does the TRICARE catastrophic cap work?

| August 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

When it comes to staying healthy, some years are better than others. Perhaps you or your family faced a bumpy road this year. There may have been extensive medical tests or procedures, lengthy hospital stays, or weekly doctor visits.

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