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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 […]

MEMBER MINUTES VIDEO: Reliable Health Care ‘As Expected’ Through US Family Health Plan

USFHP Member Minutes Profile U.S. Marine Corps Gunnery Sgt. Natalie Poole, Retired Natalie Poole enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps at age 18, looking for direction in her life. She couldn’t know that she would complete a decorated 20-year career that spanned several international deployments – including Japan, the Philippines and Saudi Arabia – and […]

USFHP Member Series: A Labor of Love

U.S. Army Family Joins US Family Health Plan Just in Time for a Planned Home Birth After more than a decade of life as a U.S. Army family, Faith and Aris Comeaux know a thing or two about process and planning. In 2005, Faith – an Army enlistee from Nebraska – met her future husband, […]

NDAA Conference Committee Proposes Military Health Reforms That Highlight US Family Health Plan’s Model of Care

Congress is one step closer to a makeover of the Military Health System (MHS) and TRICARE that will feature the model of care, values and performance objectives already provided by the US Family Health Plan. In the recently-passed conference bill and report on the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 (NDAA), Congress establishes […]