Plan Updates

Jan 24
2023

Stronger Together: JHHC Partners with U.S. Army Reserve

Johns Hopkins US Family Health Plan is dedicated to providing quality health care services to our military community. Now, Johns Hopkins HealthCare (JHHC), administrator of the Johns Hopkins US Family Health Plan, is proud to announce its participation as a partner in the U.S. Army Reserve P3 Initiative. The private-public partnership (P3) further advances JHHC’s...

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Jan 20
2023

Gun Violence Is a Health Issue

Gun violence is not a problem of bad people or rough neighborhoods. Guns are everywhere, and the use of them is resulting in one of the leading causes of death in the U.S. It’s time to treat gun violence as a public health issue.

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Jan 20
2023

PHE Extended to April 2023

The COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE) has been renewed through April 11, 2023. Make a note of the date and be sure you know about the coverage, costs and benefits affected by the PHE. Learn more about your benefits and COVID-19.

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Dec 29
2022

New 2023 Member ID Cards Arriving Soon

All Johns Hopkins US Family Health Plan members will receive a new ID card for 2023. Cards were mailed on or about Jan. 1, and you should receive them shortly after that. In the interim, you can print a temporary ID card using HealthLINK. For obtaining prescriptions, your Walgreens pharmacist can look up your USFHP...

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Dec 2
2022

Watch ‘The Health of U.S. Military Veterans’ on The Washington Post Live

Combat veterans face unique challenges due to physical and mental injuries, including feelings of displacement and isolation. In support of this important issue, Johns Hopkins US Family Health Plan (USFHP) was recently the presenting sponsor of “The Health of U.S. Military Veterans,” a podcast episode on The Washington Post Live. The Nov. 29 podcast featured...

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Dec 1
2022

Protect Yourself from the Flu This Season

The flu is an infection that can cause fever, cough, body aches, and other symptoms. Getting a flu shot now can help you avoid the flu. The flu vaccine can also help keep you from becoming severely ill if you do get the flu. You cannot get the flu from a flu vaccine: in fact,...

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Nov 10
2022

Voices of Our Veterans

In celebration of Veterans Day, our JHHC veterans are sharing their unique perspectives on what it means to be a veteran and work at JHHC. As an organization that has been serving military families and retired veterans for over 40 years, we proudly celebrate our JHHC veterans for their patriotism and sacrifice in defense of...

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Nov 7
2022

Johns Hopkins US Family Health Plan Expands to Southeastern Virginia

During the TRICARE® Open Season this fall, eligible military beneficiaries in southeastern Virginia have a new choice for their health care coverage: Johns Hopkins US Family Health Plan. From Nov. 14 through Dec. 13, retired military beneficiaries, their eligible family members, and active duty family members can enroll in the Plan, for coverage beginning Jan....

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Aug 29
2022

Telehealth Copay Waiver to End Sept. 6

Effective Sept. 6, 2022, the Defense Health Agency will end its temporary waiver of copayments and cost-shares for telehealth services. Here is how telehealth services will be covered moving forward: Active duty family members and retirees with Medicare will still have a $0 copay. The copay for other members depends on the visit and the...

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May 25
2022

More Ways to Get Your CGM Supplies

Effective 7/1/2022: As a Johns Hopkins USFHP member, you already enjoy the freedom of managing your diabetes using continuous glucose monitors (CGMs), and now we’ve made getting your CGM supplies even easier. Members can now also get the FreeStyle Libre® Kit 2 sensor and reader and Dexcom G6® sensor, receiver and transmitter as a pharmacy...

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Apr 1
2022

Let’s Get a Personal Health Assessment

You have goals — but to get there, you have to know where you are now. Maybe you need preventive services, perhaps a care manager to help you better manage a condition or you just want to get a complete picture of your health and lifestyle. We can help. A Health Risk Assessment (HRA) is...

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Mar 30
2022

20 Years of Trusting Johns Hopkins USFHP

Why has retired U.S. Coast Guard captain Bill Ashforth trusted Johns Hopkins USFHP with his health care for the last 20 years? Watch Bill share his powerful story of how his health plan gives him the flexibility he wants and the support he needs for managing his chronic conditions.

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Feb 8
2022

Walgreens Limiting Hours, Closing Some Stores

Johns Hopkins US Family Health Plan members must use Walgreens pharmacies for prescription medications. The surge of COVID-19 cases and a labor shortage have resulted in isolated instances in which Walgreens has adjusted operating hours or temporarily closed a limited number of stores. The vast majority of stores remain unaffected, and Walgreens remains committed to...

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Dec 13
2021

Your Annual Wellness Visit

Your annual wellness visit is the ideal time to check in with your healthcare provider about the best ways to take care of your health. As you age, you may need some new tests. Others may no longer be required. This is just one topic on your list to discuss when you meet with your...

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Dec 10
2021

Authorization Form Page

If you have a child, spouse or other dependent on your plan who is older than age 18, we cannot speak to you about this person’s care unless the person signs the “Authorization for Release of Health Information — Standing” form allowing us to do so. Likewise, if you are a caregiver for a USFHP...

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