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Posted: February 9, 2018 8:23 a.m.
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Tricare: Benefits explained

Basic Need-to-Know facts that Beneficiaries should know your healthcare insurance:

• All active duty service members  are covered by TRICARE-Prime the Health Maintenance Organization   plan with no other options.

• Non-active duty beneficiaries have an option of coverage plan

TRICARE-Prime or TRICARE-Select the Preferred Provider option.

• Did you know that your actual TRICARE insurance account number is the Sponsor's Social Security number or your individual benefits number back of ID card.   

• The Urgent Care Pilot program does not apply to the ADSM, unless they are TRICARE-Prime Remote. For more information reference your insurance please visit  www.tricare.mil/changes and subscribe to Tricare to get latest changes by going to: www.tricare.mil/subscriptions.

 

RHMH Flu vaccine availabile 

Richmond Hill Medical Home Flu Vaccine is availabile each Tuesday and Thursday 8:30-11:30 a.m. and 1-3:30 p.m. The RHMH after-hours clinic hours are  5-8:30 p.m.  Active-duty service members must receive their vaccine though their assigned troop medical clinic.

 

Referrals, authorizations

If a necessary service is not available from the military hospitals and clinics, a referral will be required. Some procedures and services, including hospitalization, require prior authorization from Humana Military. Once your referral is authorized, the quickest and easiest way to check on your referral is through the self-service portion of the Humana Military web portal. You can sign up to check on your referral through the beneficiary portion of the Humana Military web portal at:  https://www.humanamilitary.com/beneficiary/

 

The Winn App is here!

Winn Army Community Hospital now has an application available only for Android devices for now. Search for Winn Army Community Hospital in the Google Play store to download the app.  The purpose of the app is to provide our customers with important information at the touch of their fingers. 

The Winn app provides a phone directory to many of the various clinics, help desk, and appointment lines. Users now have access to Relay Health and TRICARE online. The Winn app also provides useful phone numbers such as the Veterans Crisis Line, and the local sexual assault response coordinator as well as helpful websites. The App offers convenient features like the local weather, and has a direct feed into Winn's Facebook and Twitter pages. 

Users will also have the ability to receive notifications from Winn and place interactive customer evaluations from their personal cell phone or tablet. The Apple version of the app is coming in the near future. Stay tuned.

 

Winn Health Tip of Week: February is Heart Disease Awareness Month

Every 43 seconds someone in the United States has a heart attack.  The major signs of a heart attack are chest pain/discomfort, nausea, feeling lightheaded or unusually tired, pain/discomfort in the arm or shoulder, shortness of breath and pain/discomfort in the jaw, neck, or back.  If you notice symptoms, please call 911 immediately. Some cases require CPR or electrical shock (defibrillation).  Getting trained in both can save someone’s life.


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