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Hurricane Harvey: Important Information for USFHP Members in Louisiana and Texas

The situation related to Hurricane Harvey in our US Family Health Plan Texas and Louisiana service areas continues to evolve, and we remain mindful of the needs of our members. A brief update of the status of CHRISTUS facilities in Southeast Texas and Louisiana is below: Southwestern Louisiana Update The remediation trailer, which arrives with […]

VIDEO: Supporting Military Medical Readiness through Quality Health Care

The US Family Health Plan Alliance knows how important family readiness is as a component of the military’s overall medical readiness. A key part of our mission is to give those serving on active duty overseas peace of mind, knowing their loved ones are being taken care of back home. Dr. David Howes, president and […]

Identifying and Addressing Mental and Behavioral Health Needs for Military Families and Retirees

Summertime offers multiple opportunities to reflect added focus on mental health; May is recognized as Mental Health Awareness Month, and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has designated June as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Month. The Department established an online resource, About Face, which provides support for veterans suffering from PTSD and resources for […]

US Family Health Plan Celebrates Military Spouse Appreciation Month

May is Military Spouse Appreciation Month, a time to celebrate the contribution and sacrifices made by military spouses, who support our service members. It is our honor and privilege to provide health care to the spouses of active-duty service members, activated members of the National Guard and Reserve, and retirees. Retired Air National Guard Chief […]

Celebrating National Nurses Week with US Family Health Plan

National Nurses Week, which began May 6, honors the compassion nurses provide and raises awareness about the important role they play in our health care system.  The US Family Health Plan Alliance appreciates the critical roles nurses play in providing quality health care, promoting patient wellness and improving health outcomes. As part of our leadership […]

Preventive Healthcare is a Secret Weapon for Military Families and Retirees

Recent research shows that service members and their families can be hesitant to divulge minimal aches and pains to their medical care providers.  Unfortunately, minor injuries and aches and pains often become chronic conditions that can adversely affect job performance and daily living. Preventive healthcare is critical to preventing illness and injury and to slowing […]

A Celebration of Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month, an opportunity to recognize and reflect on the many contributions of women today and throughout history. Central to this occasion is International Women’s Day on March 8, which commemorates women’s bravery and achievements around the world. The history of the U.S. military to the present day has been marked by […]

US Family Health Plan Commemorates U.S. Navy Reserves’ 102nd Anniversary

The US Family Health Plan Alliance wishes a happy anniversary to the United States Navy Reserve. For 102 years, these brave Americans have seamlessly supported and contributed to the U.S. military mission. The readiness mission extends across the entire military community, including health care, and we are proud to stand behind the brave Reservists who […]