Home / Tag Archives: Healthcare (page 3)

Tag Archives: Healthcare

Report: Army Plans Military Transition Assistance Center in San Antonio, Texas

The U.S. Army wants to establish a facility in San Antonio, Texas, that will offer housing, healthcare and employment assistance to military veterans as they transition back into civilian life, Fox San Antonio reported Wednesday. Emily Baucum writes the service branch aims to open the military transition support center near Fort Sam Houston next year. Kevin Wolff, Bexar …

Read More »

Senate Approves VA Choice Program Extension Bill

The Senate has unanimously approved a bill that would permit the Department of Veterans Affairs to use funds appropriated for the Veterans Choice Program after the initiative expires on Aug. 7. Sen. John McCain’s (R-Arizona) office said Monday the Veterans Choice Program Improvement Act would allow VA to fully consume $950 million …

Read More »

Navy Rolls Out Enterprise-Wide Healthcare Resource App

The U.S. Navy‘s medical organization has released a mobile application designed to offer  sailors, marines and their families information about the locations of military treatment facilities and available healthcare services. The app is designed to also help users access Defense Department hotlines, the RelayHealth patient-doctor communications service and links to Navy Medicine’s social media and health resources, …

Read More »

Trump’s First Executive Order Targets Healthcare Law Provisions

President Donald Trump has directed federal agencies to waive, change or delay the implementation of certain provisions under the Affordable Care Act, the New York Times reported Friday. The first executive order Trump signed on Friday seeks to reduce the current healthcare law’s “economic and regulatory burdens” and give states more flexibility …

Read More »

Trump Eyes Public-Private Option for Veteran Care

President-elect Donald Trump wants to tap private-sector physicians to provide medical care to veterans through a public-private partnership, Military Times reported Wednesday. Leo Shane III writes the public-private option is part of Trump’s plan to revamp veteran healthcare before he selects the next secretary of veterans affairs. Trump discussed future …

Read More »

Karen Guice: Military Health System on New Trajectory

Karen Guice, outgoing acting assistant secretary of defense for health affairs, believes the past five years have set a new trajectory for the Military Health System, DoD News reported Friday. Amaani Lyle writes Guice weighed in on the state of MHS during her five-and-a-half-year tenure at the Defense Department as she prepares …

Read More »