What are Defense Health Agency’s strategies priorities? How is DHA working to create a more integrated healthcare system? What is DHA doing to improve the readiness and health of the military services? Join us as we explore these questions and so much more with Vice Admiral Raquel Bono, Director, Defense Health Agency.
DoD says the transition to new contractors, conducted while it was also restructuring its health plan’s benefits, proved more complicated than expected.
The Defense Health Agency is rolling back some primary care copayments for military families and retirees.
The first users of DoD’s new electronic health record call the system “life-changing,” but several years remain before it’s deployed worldwide.
New rules alter TRICARE’s benefit structure, require beneficiaries to sign up during open enrollment.
Vice Admiral Raquel C. Bono, director of the Defense Health Agency, joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to discuss the organization’s vision for serving the healthcare needs of the warfighter. April 11, 2017
The annual Defense authorization bill Congress sent to President Obama’s desk on Thursday will dramatically increase the role of the Pentagon’s youngest combat support agency.
The Defense Health Agency is still a nascent organization, but its task is enormous. Its purpose is to join together the military services’ medical commands. Section 702 of the 2017 defense authorization bill adds even more responsibility by putting military treatment facilities under DHA’s umbrella. Federal News Radio’s Scott Maucione speaks with DHA Director Vice Adm. Raquel Bono on Federal Drive with Tom Temin about the agency’s future and the challenges it’s facing currently.
The Defense Health Agency is rationalizing the hundreds of medical devices, programs and applications within military hospitals to make sure that they first can achieve interoperability with the Pentagon’s new electronic health record. DHA Director Rear Adm. Raquel Bono said a new definition of “interoperability” is driving the department’s initial work with the EHR.
TRICARE contract protests are now so inevitable that a company might want to file one even if they’re one of the winners.