DHA’s updated plan to resize Military Health System is similar to pre-pandemic strategy

The Defense Health Agency has been working for years on rightsizing the Military Health system. What that means is moving some TRICARE beneficiaries away from military hospitals and clinics and to private providers. DHA had to rethink that plan after COVID hit and now a new study says TRICARE patients might get lesser care in the private world. Federal News Network’s Scott Maucione talks about how DHA is responding with DHA’s Assistant Director of Healthcare Administration Dr. Brian Lein.