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US Family Health Plan Regional Spotlight: Brighton Marine Health Center, New England

The US Family Health Plan program is composed of six regional health care providers that offer the TRICARE Prime benefit to more than 150,000 military families and retirees in the United States.  US Family Health Plan members living in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and parts of Northern Connecticut are served by Brighton Marine Health Center.  […]

“Keeping People Coming Back, Smiling”: Personalized, High-touch Health Care through US Family Health Plan

As the only value-based health care offering within the Military Health System, the US Family Health Plan (USFHP) takes a personalized approach to the health, wellness and chronic condition management of more than 150,000 members in six regions of the country. In a new video, US Family Health Plan members and care providers from the […]

Prescription Costs for TRICARE Beneficiaries to Increase January 1

The cost of prescription drugs for TRICARE beneficiaries will increase on January 1, 2020. Effective Jan. 1, 2020, a 90-day supply of generic drugs received through TRICARE’s Express Scripts mail-order pharmacy will increase from $7 to $10. Co-pays on brand-name drugs received through the mail will go from $24 to $29; the price rises from […]

DHA Announces TRICARE Open Season and Federal Benefits Open Season

The Defense Health Agency announced the two open seasons for military beneficiaries:  TRICARE Open Season and Federal Benefits Open Season. TRICARE Open Season applies to anyone enrolled in or eligible for TRICARE Prime (including the US Family Health Plan) or TRICARE Select.  Federal Benefits Open Season is for enrollment in the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP).  Both the […]

US FAMILY HEALTH PLAN TIPS FOR SUMMER SUN SAFETY

Summer is a wonderful time to get together with friends and family outdoors.  It is also a time to remain vigilant about your health and take precautions against skin cancer, one of the most common chronic health conditions in the United States. The month of May is recognized as Skin Cancer Awareness Month by the […]

US Family Health Plan Salutes Nurses During National Nurses Week

Nurses are at the frontline of patient care and as we celebrate National Nurses Week– timed to coincide with Florence Nightingale’s birthday.  The member organizations of TRICARE’s US Family Health Plan program want to recognize and commend everything nurses do, day in and day out, to ensure patients receive the highest level of care possible. […]