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Military Health System

Our History

Military medicine has a long and celebrated history. We apply lessons from our past to improve the care of military personnel and their families today and in the future. New surgical techniques, powerful painkillers, antibiotic drugs, and triage and evacuation procedures have revolutionized military medicine.

In this section, you'll find featured stories and information about the history of military medicine.

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Seasonal Influenza Summary: Jan. 20, 2023

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1/20/2023

During the 2021-2022 Influenza Season, activity was much lower compared to seasons prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the 2021-2022 season was significantly higher than the 2020-2021 season, when many COVID-19 migration measures were in place. The 2021-2022 influenza season was bi-modal with a peak at week 50 and another higher peak at week 14.

Adverse Events Reported for Dietary Supplements

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1/13/2023

H.R. 4350, HASC Report for FY 2022, 117-118, Pg. 169

Anomalous Health Incidents/Havana Syndrome

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1/13/2023

H.R. 4432, HAC-D Report for FY 2022, 117-88, Pg. 9

Seasonal Influenza Summary: Jan. 12, 2023

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1/12/2023

During the 2021-2022 Influenza Season, activity was much lower compared to seasons prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the 2021-2022 season was significantly higher than the 2020-2021 season, when many COVID-19 migration measures were in place. The 2021-2022 influenza season was bi-modal with a peak at week 50 and another higher peak at week 14.

Temporary Exemption for USUHS from Certain Paperwork Reduction Act Requirements

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12/13/2022

H.R. 6395 NDAA for FY 2021, Sec. 716

Inclusion of Blast Exposure History in Medical Records of Members of the Armed Forces

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12/13/2022

S. 1790 NDAA Conference Report for FY 2020, 116-333, Sec. 717

Seasonal Influenza Summary: Dec. 9, 2022

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12/9/2022

During the 2021-2022 Influenza Season, activity was much lower compared to seasons prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the 2021-2022 season was significantly higher than the 2020-2021 season, when many COVID-19 migration measures were in place. The 2021-2022 influenza season was bi-modal with a peak at week 50 and another higher peak at week 14.

Seasonal Influenza Summary: Dec. 2, 2022

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12/2/2022

During the 2021-2022 Influenza Season, activity was much lower compared to seasons prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the 2021-2022 season was significantly higher than the 2020-2021 season, when many COVID-19 migration measures were in place. The 2021-2022 influenza season was bi-modal with a peak at week 50 and another higher peak at week 14.

TRICARE Reimbursement of Critical Access Hospitals

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11/29/2022

H.R. 4350 HASC Report for FY 2022, 117-118. Pg. 186

Mental Health Services

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11/18/2022

H.R. 4350, HASC Report for FY 2022, 117-118, Pg. 177-178

Seasonal Influenza Summary: Nov 17, 2022

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11/17/2022

During the 2021-2022 Influenza Season, activity was much lower compared to seasons prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the 2021-2022 season was significantly higher than the 2020-2021 season, when many COVID-19 migration measures were in place. The 2021-2022 influenza season was bi-modal with a peak at week 50 and another higher peak at week 14.

Contract Resource Management Agency Financial Report, Fiscal Year 2022

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11/16/2022

Our Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 Defense Health Program (DHP) budget presented a balanced, comprehensive strategy to (1) defend the nation; (2) take care of our people; and (3) succeed through teamwork. It included funding for the Department’s ongoing efforts to eradicate coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) and invest in future modernization, while preserving and bolstering readiness to cement our status as the best joint fighting force in the world.

Defense Health Agency 2021 Stakeholder Report

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11/15/2022

This report reflects on the goals, accomplishments, and events that shaped the Defense Health Agency in 2021 and how they will carry us through 2022.

Defense Health Program Agency Financial Report, Fiscal Year 2022

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11/15/2022

Our Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 Defense Health Program (DHP) budget presented a balanced, comprehensive strategy to (1) defend the nation; (2) take care of our people; and (3) succeed through teamwork. It included funding for the Department’s ongoing efforts to eradicate coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) and invest in future modernization, while preserving and bolstering readiness to cement our status as the best joint fighting force in the world.

Seasonal Influenza Summary: Nov. 10, 2022

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11/10/2022

During the 2021-2022 Influenza Season, activity was much lower compared to seasons prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the 2021-2022 season was significantly higher than the 2020-2021 season, when many COVID-19 migration measures were in place. The 2021-2022 influenza season was bi-modal with a peak at week 50 and another higher peak at week 14.

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