The US Family Health Plan Alliance comprises six regional health care providers that offer the TRICARE Prime benefit to over 150,000 military families and retirees across the country. US Family Health Plan members living in the Puget Sound area of Washington State are served by the US Family Health Plan at Pacific Medical Centers (PacMed™). […]
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As Spring begins, US Family Health Plan members looking to sustain their New Year’s health and wellness resolutions should focus on preventative health care. The six member organizations of the US Family Health Plan place a high priority on providing their patients with quality health care and educating them about how preventive care can help […]
In 2018, Johns Hopkins US Family Health Plan member Mary Jones received frightening counsel from her doctor: If she didn’t lose weight, she would die. Mary, a diabetes patient, had been trying unsuccessfully to lose weight on her own for years. A few days after receiving this scary news, Jones received a call from Courtney Nelson, […]
Since 1981, the US Family Health Plan has provided high-quality health care to military retirees and family members of the seven uniformed services. Throughout the years, the Plan has evolved and adapted to meet the needs of its members and developments in modern health care while continuing to provide our members with top satisfaction in […]
This past Veterans’ Day, US Family Health Plan members cheered for the local hockey team, Maine Mariners, at a military appreciation night sponsored by Martin’s Point Health Care, a US Family Health Plan member organization. In a new US Family Health Plan Alliance video, members share what makes USFHP special and how it has helped […]
The independent National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) has again rated two member organizations in the US Family Health Plan Alliance among the top private health insurance plans in the country. Johns Hopkins US Family Health (MD, DE, DC, and parts of PA, Northern VA and WV) and Martin’s Point US Family Health Plan (ME, […]
Veterans hold a special place in our hearts and thoughts. They have put their lives on the line to defend our freedom and the American way of life. The Designated Provider organizations of the US Family Health Plan Alliance are honored to provide high-quality health care to veterans and their families and the families of […]
The US Family Health Plan provides high-quality healthcare to over 150,000 members nationwide, including military retirees and family members of active-duty military personnel who receive the TRICARE Prime benefit. In a new US Family Health Plan Alliance video, Dr. Steven Kravet, MD, MBA – president of Johns Hopkins Community Physicians – discusses the unique needs […]
September is Pain Awareness Month, a time to promote better understanding of pain and pain management issues. While retired military populations are likely to endure substantial pain after service and many may require physical therapy, military retirees are less likely than other populations to seek help for managing aches and pains.
On January 1, 2018, many changes were made to the TRICARE program. Importantly, TRICARE continues to offer several different health plans, and plan availability still depends on who you are and where you live. Two of the key changes concern TRICARE plan options and new enrollment requirements.