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MEMBER MINUTES VIDEO: ‘Access Is Everything’

USFHP Member Minutes Profile U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Michael Tedford After a 30-year active-duty career in the U.S. Air Force — including eight years as communications chief on Air Force One — Chief Master Sergeant Michael Tedford has enjoyed nearly a decade of retirement with his wife, Katrina, and their children. Retirement has […]

Independence Day Message from the US Family Health Plan Alliance

On this Fourth of July, the US Family Health Plan Alliance celebrates the independence of our great nation and pays tribute to all our men and women in uniform, retirees and military family members. The selfless service and sacrifices of these brave men, women and families must always be appreciated and honored, and the Fourth […]

MEMBER MINUTES VIDEO: ‘What Good Healthcare Should Look Like’

USFHP Member Minutes Profile:   U.S. Air Force Col. William “Bill” Hall, Ret. Retired U.S. Air Force Col. Bill Hall, who is the Military Relations Manager at Martin’s Point Health Care, has a unique perspective from which to serve US Family Health Plan beneficiaries because he is a US Family Health Plan beneficiary himself. Col. Hall, whose […]

USFHP Member Series: The Moons MOVE! into Action

Couple sheds 170 pounds in Johns Hopkins US Family Health Plan Weight Loss Program When retired U.S. Navy Chief Ed Moon and his wife Mary Jo attended their first Johns Hopkins US Family Health Plan-sponsored MOVE! class in September 2014, they had no idea their decision to take control of their health would lead to more […]

A Time to Honor American Military Service and Sacrifice

Every year, the month of May closes with two particularly poignant reminders of American military service and of the sacrifices of those who serve to protect our freedoms. On Saturday, May 21, we observed Armed Forces Day, a day marked by open houses and displays of American military technology and equipment at bases across the country. […]

VIDEO: Highlights of US Family Health Plan’s Visit to the U.S. Senate

On March 17, representatives from the US Family Health Plan briefed U.S. Senate staff on the incredible quality of care, patient satisfaction and military support the plan provides through TRICARE Prime. These video clips from the briefing highlight how US Family Health Plan is: Providing high quality care and patient satisfaction to more than 145,000 […]

Senate Staff Attend US Family Health Plan Showcase on Capitol Hill

United States Senate staff had an opportunity to learn first-hand about the best in care, quality and patient satisfaction for military families and veterans last week at a briefing on the US Family Health Plan. To view highlights from the USFHP Senate briefing, click here. Part of the Military Health System since 1981, the US […]

Study: Providing Quality Care for Military Families Requires Understanding Military Culture

A new study from the University at Buffalo, published in Military Behavioral Health, concludes that health care provider networks that serve veterans and families in the military community need to have a fundamental understanding of military culture in order to provide effective care and improve patients’ health outcomes. The new findings underscore the critical importance […]