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DHA to Add 3 New Orgs; Lt. Gen. Douglas Robb Comments

Three health organizations will officially become part of the Defense Health Agency on Sunday, the Defense Department reported Thursday. DHA will take over the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center, National Museum of Health and Medicine and the Armed Forces Medical Examiner System in an effort to achieve full operational capability by October. “These three …

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Defense Health Agency Begins Operations; Jonathan Woodson Comments

The Defense Health Agency has assumed responsibility for Tricare, pharmacy benefits, medical information technology and other military-related health programs, Military Times reported Tuesday. Patricia Kime writes the Pentagon started the new agency as part of a reorganization aimed to streamline operations and eliminate duplicative services. Jonathan Woodson, assistant defense secretary …

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Douglas Robb to Head New Defense Health Agency

Air Force Maj. Gen. Douglas Robb, former Joint Chiefs staff surgeon, has been appointed to lead the Defense Health Agency that will start operating Oct. 1, Marine Corps Times reported Wednesday. Patricia Kime writes the new agency will manage health care services such as the Tricare program, pharmacy services, medical …

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