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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 […]

US Family Health Plan—A Model of High Quality Care and High Patient Satisfaction

This week, Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced a series of initiatives to strengthen the U.S. military’s employee benefits package to ensure that our military community members receive health and family benefits comparable to those found in the private sector. As the Department of Defense aims to provide high-quality health benefits, it should look to the […]

Congress Learns about Military’s Only Capitated Healthcare model

Members of Congress have been looking for solutions to curb the rising cost of military healthcare, and on Nov. 3 representatives of US Family Health Plan briefed congressional officials about key features of the only fixed price, value-based capitated care program in the Military Health System. “The US Family Health Plan is the alternative model […]

The Doctor Will See You Now

When you’re not feeling well, the last thing you want to hear is “Sorry, we have no appointments available until…” That’s why the US Family Health Plan makes it a priority to connect members with a doctor as soon as possible, in most cases that same day. The US Family Health Plan participating organizations have […]

Diabetes: Know the Warning Signs

World Diabetes Day is dedicated to increasing awareness and education about the escalating health threat posed by diabetes. Knowing the warning signs and risk factors associated with diabetes is important in preventing this disease which affects more than 380 million people worldwide. Early detection and ongoing disease management can make a real difference for a patient’s quality […]

Happy Birthday to the U.S. Marine Corps! USFHP Thanks You for Your Service

As the U.S. Marine Corps celebrates its 240th anniversary, we want to emphasize how thankful we are to all of the brave men and women who have served our country, including US Family Health Plan member Salvatore Falletti. USFHP has been a trusted partner of the Military Healthcare System for more than 30 years and […]

US Family Health Plan Supports the 2015 Warrior-Family Symposium

U.S. military personnel are facing mental health challenges on and off the battlefield.  According to the Army’s Study to Assess Risk and Resilience in Service Members (the Army STARRS Report), almost 25 percent of nearly 5,500 active-duty, non-deployed Army soldiers who were surveyed reported that they are facing a mental health challenge.  Service member mental […]