If you are a uniformed service member you can view some parts of your medical record online. The TRICARE patient portal, allows you access to your records and potentially the ability to make appointments online if you are enrolled to a DOD Medical Treatment Facility. You won’t be able to see your full record, but you can view some helpful items.
Multiple award solicitations, Reserve updates, Blended Retirement System and conferences are on deck for this week’s Round-up!
What is the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA)? Why should you be concerned with it and does it matter? Check out this blog to find out!
As a dependent, did you know that there is a new Blended Retirement System (BRS) that your spouse may be eligible for? Beginning in 2018, active duty members with fewer than 12 years of service or reserve members with fewer than 4,320 points can choose to enroll in the modernized BRS. Deciding when to retire is a big decision; one that affects the whole family for years to come. Read the full post to learn more about BRS training that is now available to military spouses to help your family decide what is right for you!
Eligible Coast Guard retirees are entitled to TRICARE coverage. The type of coverage you receive does change as you age, and you have some choice of the type of coverage you receive. This article will help you better understand the type of coverage that you may receive.
Learn more about the Blended Retirement System Opt-In training. The training is mandatory for eligible servicemembers and highly encouraged for their family members to ensure you can make an educated, well-informed decision together.
The Paratus Report is back with a new look and some great information! Check out the latest episode in this All Hands blog.
This week’s General Messages Weekly Round-up includes a solicitation for student artists and CGIS agents, National African American History Month, Reserve health care, the National Coast Guard Museum and more. Be sure to subscribe to stay up to date!
In this Tricare and You blog we will clarify some items from last week’s Tricare and You blog regarding reservists who sustain injuries or illness while on active duty.
When a Coast Guard Reserve member is performing duties on military orders, they are eligible for health care for the period of their service. Check out this week’s Tricare and You segment to see what your entitlements are and what steps you should take to ensure you’re covered.