Webinar to Outline TRICARE’s Preventive Care Benefit
TRICARE and Military OneSource are co-hosting a webinar to educate TRICARE beneficiaries about the preventive care benefits available to them. The webinar is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, from 1-2 p.m. EDT.
To sign up go to https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/892844234 and remember, registration is on a first-come, first-served basis and is limited due to system capacity. Participants must avoid sharing personal health information when asking a question.
TRICARE covers many clinical preventive services including breast and prostate cancer screenings, immunizations (flu shots) and cholesterol testing for all beneficiaries. By taking appropriate steps to ensure health and wellness, many illnesses can be prevented or caught early enough to reduce the harm they can cause.
The featured speaker for the webinar is Cmdr. Andrew Plummer, M.D., a U.S. Public Health Service officer and the chief of the TRICARE Evaluation and Analysis Branch. Plummer’s specializes in improving population health and risk perception, and previously worked at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
To get more information about TRICARE’s preventive health services, go to www.tricare.mil/preventive.