Philips, a health technology company, issued a voluntary recall notification for certain sleep and respiratory care devices. The recall is to mitigate potential health risks related to the sound abatement foam component, which may degrade into particles which may enter the device’s air pathway and be ingested or inhaled by the user, and the foam...Read More
Johns Hopkins USFHP is pleased to announce a new telehealth service. Starting today, June 1, you can access urgent care outside of provider office hours, from home or wherever you are. Johns Hopkins OnDemand Virtual Care connects you with a provider from 6 p.m. – 8 a.m. on weekdays, or anytime on weekends. OnDemand providers...Read More
Starting June 15, 2021, additional security measures will be implemented that require you to complete two-factor authentication before accessing your HealthLINK portal. Here is how to use the two-factor authentication: When you try to log into HealthLINK, after entering your user name and password, you will be brought to this page: You will be prompted...Read More
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,...Read More
The Defense Health Agency has notified us of a change to the TRICARE Young Adult (TYA) Plan monthly rate for plan year 2021. Effective Jan. 1, 2021, the rate will increase from $376 per month to $459 per month. TYA rates are paid a month in advance, so members will be charged with this rate...Read More
Here at USFHP, we always work to improve your experience with us. We have simplified the Claims Reimbursement Form. This form is now fillable, and can be submitted and tracked online. No download, fax, or mail necessary — do it all in one step online! Just login to your HealthLINK portal, (or create an account...Read More
If you tested positive and recovered from COVID-19, you may be able to help treat future patients. Authorized by the Food and Drug Administration, convalescent plasma can be used as an investigational treatment for patients with moderate or severe COVID-19 infection. The Department of Defense is hoping to collect more than 10,000 units of COVID-19...Read More
In this year’s National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)’s audit, Johns Hopkins USFHP received a score of Excellent — the highest possible! We received Excellent for the last audit as well. We are proud to serve our military community, and our high score reflects the effort we put into all of our day-to-day work to...Read More
Since December, when a new strain of coronavirus (COVID-19) was identified in Hubei Province, China, we at Johns Hopkins US Family Health Plan have monitored the situation closely. We want to make sure you have accurate information, know what to expect, and are empowered to care for your own and your family’s health. Updates On...Read More
The Defense Health Agency has notified us of changes to prescription drug costs for plan year 2020. Effective Jan. 1, 2020: Mail-Order Pharmacy (Home Delivery) – 90-day supply Generic drug copay: increase from $7 to $10 Brand-name drug copay: increase from $24 to $29 Non-formulary* copay: increase from $53 to $60 Walgreens Pharmacy – 30-day...Read More
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