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Military Health System

Information for Providers

The Military Health System is comprised of providers at military hospitals and clinics augmented by civilian TRICARE-authorized providers. As the health care delivery arm of the MHS, the Defense Health Agency is crucial to supporting the Department of Defense’s integrated system of readiness and health. DHA manages a global health care network of military and civilian medical professionals and more than 400 military hospitals and clinics around the world.

Education & Training

The Military Health System includes a robust, innovative, enterprise-wide system to maximize education and training opportunities so we ensure a Ready Medical Force and a Medically Ready Force. 

What's New?

Whole Health System Approach to Long COVID

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Veterans Health Administration is leading an effort to equip health care providers with a Veteran-centered Whole Health System approach to caring for Veterans with Long COVID, also known as post-COVID-19 conditions. >>Learn More

DHA Health Care Market Establishment

DHA is establishing a market-based structure to manage the hospitals and clinics. These market organizations will provide shared administrative services to the hospitals and clinics in their region. While the transition of the administration and management of military hospitals and clinics from the Military Departments to DHA was paused in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, transition activities have resumed. >>Learn More

Ready Reliable Care

Ready Reliable Care is the DHA's approach to increasing high reliability across the MHS. It builds on the existing work and best practices of the service medical departments and the DHA. Ready Reliable Care works across clinical and non-clinical settings to drive better outcomes for patients, staff, and the enterprise. This approach isn't another project to work on in addition to everything else. It is a critical part of how to get everything else right. >>Learn More

MHS Video Connect

MHS Video Connect is the MHS's new, valuable web-based solution for accessible care. It empowers beneficiaries to conveniently meet with their military health provider virtually through live video on any internet-connected computer, tablet, or mobile device. >>Learn More

Comprehensive Changes to the Autism Care Demonstration

The DHA Autism Care Demonstration (ACD) manual changes were published on March 23, 2021. Since approval, a comprehensive review of the ACD occurred to evolve the program to a beneficiary-centric model. These changes aim to improve the quality of and access to care and services, and also improve the management and accountability of both the regional contractors and ABA providers. >>Learn More

Deployment of MHS GENESIS Across the MHS

MHS GENESIS, the MHS's new electronic health record, provides enhanced, secure technology to manage patient health information. MHS GENESIS is currently deploying in waves across the MHS. >>Learn More

To visit the MTF Staff Community page, enter "MHS GENESIS MTF Staff" in the search bar. 

Transgender Education References and Training Resources

Get education references and training resources for transgender patients that are built on evidence-based practice guidelines and standards of care. >>Learn More

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Last Updated: October 12, 2022
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