US Family Health Plan Alliance Thanks Our Nation’s Veterans

This Veteran’s Day, we extend our gratitude to the nation’s veterans who have bravely and honorably served our country. Thank you for your service and your many sacrifices.

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 active duty service members. During this especially challenging year, and every year, we take very seriously the privilege of providing health care to our veterans and their families

 

USFHP Alliance Recognizes Gold Star Mother’s and Family’s Day

On this year’s Gold Star Mother’s and Family’s Day, the Uniformed Service Family Health Plan Alliance recognizes the tremendous sacrifices these families made on behalf of our country. Today we honor these families.

The USFHP Alliance and its six designated providers are privileged to serve the family members of America’s finest.

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 of July is a fitting occasion to reflect upon and commemorate all they do to keep America free and secure.

The US Family Health Plan programs are grateful for the privilege of providing high-quality healthcare to our uniformed services family members and retirees, and we wish everyone a safe and enjoyable Fourth of July.

Access to Care at Brighton Marine

The US Family Health Plan program, comprised of six regional health care providers spread regionally across the country, offers TRICARE Prime benefits to over 150,000 members in the United States, including military families and retirees. Brighton Marine Health Center – also known as the US Family Health Plan of Southern New England – serves members of the US Family Health Plan living in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and parts of Northern Connecticut.

In a new video, Plan members at the Brighton Marine Health Center, along with Dr. Charles Rollinger, M.D., Vice President of Brighton Marine, describe the specialized healthcare Brighton Marine is well known for.

Dr. Rollinger, a practicing primary care physician of 36 years with 25 years’ experience as a managed care administrator, highlights in the video how members are always put first and have timely access to care at Brighton Marine.

We do our very best to ensure members get timely access to primary care and specialty care. One of the issues in military care that you don’t see in the commercial population is when an active duty spouse goes on active duty, it is incredibly stressful, particularly with young children…Timely access to care is very important”

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US Family Health Plan Regional Spotlight: Saint Vincent’s Catholic Medical Centers, Mid-Atlantic

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The US Family Health Plan Alliance comprises six regional health care providers that offer the TRICARE Prime benefit to more than 150,000 military families and retirees in the United States.  US Family Health Plan members living in the New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Connecticut regions are served by Saint Vincent’s Catholic Medical Centers of New York.

 

A new US Family Health Plan Alliance video features the Saint Vincent’s team sharing how they provide unique care for local military families and retirees.

 

Jeff Bloom, executive director and senior vice president of Saint Vincent’s, explained how the relationship between Saint Vincent’s and its US Family Health Plan members is unique among insurance plans.

 

“We have a personal relationship with our members, and we believe our members have a personal relationship with us,” he said. “Our approach to working with members is you treat them like family.”

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Happy Thanksgiving from the US Family Health Plan Alliance

The US Family Health Plan Alliance wishes you and your family a Happy Thanksgiving. At US Family Health Plan, when we think about what we are grateful for, our members and their families top the list! Thanks to all in the U.S. military family for your service, your selflessness and your inspiration. Please enjoy a safe and blessed Thanksgiving Day.

US Family Health Plan Regional Spotlight: Brighton Marine Health Center, New England

The US Family Health Plan program is composed of six regional health care providers that offer the TRICARE Prime benefit to more than 150,000 military families and retirees in the United States.  US Family Health Plan members living in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and parts of Northern Connecticut are served by Brighton Marine Health Center.

In a new US Family Health Plan video, Dr. Charles Rollinger, vice president of Medical Management and Quality at Brighton Marine, explains how the program offers specialized care options to its members.

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“Keeping People Coming Back, Smiling”: Personalized, High-touch Health Care through US Family Health Plan

As the only value-based health care offering within the Military Health System, the US Family Health Plan (USFHP) takes a personalized approach to the health, wellness and chronic condition management of more than 150,000 members in six regions of the country.

In a new video, US Family Health Plan members and care providers from the USFHP’s six regional organizations discuss how this personalized approach keeps members satisfied with their health care.

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US Family Health Plan Alliance Celebrates Veterans Today and Throughout the Year

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 active duty service members. Providing health care to veterans and their families is a sacred responsibility that we take very seriously.  On this Veterans Day, we celebrate all of the men and women who have served in our armed forces and remember all of those who made the ultimate sacrifice for freedom.

 

USFHP Member Profile Series: Well-Earned Shore Leave

Retired Navy Commander David Edwards Served in Atlantic and Pacific Theaters in World War II

At 103 years old, Commander David Edwards, US Navy (retired), is the oldest US Family Health Plan member in the Pacific Northwest. A World War II veteran and longtime reservist, Edwards now lives as a retiree in Seattle, Washington, in the house he and his family built from scratch.

As a student at the University of Washington before World War II, Edwards participated in the U.S. Navy ROTC program. Commissioned as an ensign, the Navy contacted him prior to America’s involvement in the war, and he spent the next year practicing minesweeping in the region. Read more