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Article 5/16/2019 A change of address may mean new TRICARE health options

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Moving may change the TRICARE health care options available to you and your family. A change of address, such as moving to a new country, city, region, or ZIP+4 code is a TRICARE Qualifying Life Event (QLE). This QLE means you have 90 days from the date of your address change to enroll in or change your TRICARE Prime or TRICARE Select health plan based on your eligibility or plan availability in the new location. (U.S. Navy photo)

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Article 2/4/2020 DoD releases guidance to protect forces from novel coronavirus

A dental assistant with the 319th Medical Group, demonstrates proper sanitary procedure by putting on a face mask at the medical treatment facility on Grand Forks Air Force Base, N.D. (U.S. Photo by Airman 1st Class Elora J. Martinez)
Acting Undersecretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness Matthew P. Donovan released a guidance letter for force health protection specifically relating to the novel coronavirus. In it, Donovan states that DoD will follow guidance by the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention.

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Article 12/20/2019 Enhanced Paramedic Program

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Womack Army Medical Center is working to reduce combat morbidity and mortality through their ‘Enhanced Paramedic Program’.

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Article 12/16/2019 First in Department of Defense

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First in Department of Defense: WOMACK ARMY MEDICAL CENTER, FORT BRAGG, N.C. – Physicians at Womack Army Medical Center performed the first endoscopic submucosal resection of a colonic polyp within the Department of Defense military medicine this past summer. Only a handful of medical centers in the United States perform this procedure due to the high level of expertise needed.

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Article 12/13/2019 Level III Trauma

Womack Army Medical Center was designated as one of three trauma centers in a 10-county radius Nov. 6, 2019.

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Article 1/3/2020 Press Releases

This document is provided by the Womack Army Medical Center Public Affairs Office as a service to the news media and the general public. For more information, contact the WAMC Public Affairs Office at 910-907-7247. Like Womack Army Medical Center on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @WomackAMC.

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Article 7/11/2019 Traveling Overseas? Know How to Get Care With TRICARE

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If you’re planning to travel overseas this summer, your TRICARE coverage goes with you. However, the rules vary based on your sponsor status, your location, and your health plan. Familiarize yourself with your plan’s rules and these tips so you know what to do if you have health issues while traveling overseas.

Article 12/12/2019 TRICARE Expands Care With New Policy Changes

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TRICARE recently expanded coverage for beneficiaries who meet certain criteria. Coverage now includes: concurrent pediatric hospice and curative care, portable continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machine, and platelet rich plasma injections.

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Article 12/20/2019 Whole Blood Program at Womack

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Womack Army Medical Center is developing the capability to deliver low titer Group O whole blood as an option in select emergency situations for patients who have suffered severe trauma and blood loss.

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Last Updated 7/24/2019