Raquel Bono

TRICARE computer glitch impeding online open season enrollments

The web issue will not be fixed by the end of open season on Dec. 9. The other two options are to enroll by phone or mail.

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DoD launches second wave of electronic medical health record program

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As Bono leaves, DHA considers contractors to make up for medical staff decreases

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DoD plans to cut 18,000 uniformed health positions, but no clear plan to replace them

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TRICARE open season may lockout options for some military families

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TRICARE extends waiver for specialty care amid tumultuous transition to new contractors

DoD says the transition to new contractors, conducted while it was also restructuring its health plan’s benefits, proved more complicated than expected.

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DHA cuts increases to TRICARE copayments

The Defense Health Agency is rolling back some primary care copayments for military families and retirees.

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Navy Vice Adm. Raquel C. Bono, director, Defense Health Agency, provides remarks during the MHS GENESIS Recognition Ceremony Nov. 15 at Madigan Army Medical Center. The ceremony commemorated the deployment of the Department of Defense’s new electronic health record at its four initial fielding sites in the Pacific Northwest - Madigan, Naval Hospital Bremerton, Naval Health Clinic Oak Harbor and Fairchild Air Force Base.



During the ceremony, Bono presented awards to each of the MTF site commanders: Air Force Col. Michaelle Guerrero, commander, 92nd Medical Group at Fairchild; Navy Capt. Christine Sears, commanding officer, Oak Harbor; Navy Capt. Jeffrey Bitterman, commanding officer, Bremerton; and Army Col. Michael Place, commander, Madigan.

DoD marks successful EHR rollout at initial sites, but long road ahead to full deployment

The first users of DoD’s new electronic health record call the system “life-changing,” but several years remain before it’s deployed worldwide.

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