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Defense Health Agency plans to reorganize pharmacy benefits resulting in $1.3 billion in pharmacy savings a year

Defense Health Agency plans to reorganize pharmacy benefits resulting in $1.3 billion in pharmacy savings a year

New $456 million Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton opens. The hospital was delivered six months ahead of schedule and $100 million under budget.

New $456 million Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton opens. The hospital was delivered six months ahead of schedule and $100 million under budget.

Defense Department Spending on Prescription Drugs in the Past Decade has soared. Pentagon spending on drugs increased by more than 123 percent since 2002 to $6.8 billion in 2011.

Defense Department Spending on Prescription Drugs in the Past Decade has soared. Pentagon spending on drugs increased by more than 123 percent since 2002 to $6.8 billion in 2011.

Researchers launch largest scientific study of military death impact on survivors. Researchers from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress (CSTS) have launched the five-year National Military Family Bereavement Study to investigate the impact of military death on surviving family members, the largest scientific study of its kind.

Researchers launch largest scientific study of military death impact on survivors. Researchers from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress (CSTS) have launched the five-year National Military Family Bereavement Study to investigate the impact of military death on surviving family members, the largest scientific study of its kind.

Reforms put in place by the Department of Veterans Affairs to prevent the routine purchase of pharmaceuticals in violation of federal contracting laws have improved the VA procurement system but failed to eliminate improper practices.

Reforms put in place by the Department of Veterans Affairs to prevent the routine purchase of pharmaceuticals in violation of federal contracting laws have improved the VA procurement system but failed to eliminate improper practices.

Defense Officials Have Proposed a New Defense Health Agency (DHA)

Defense Officials Have Proposed a New Defense Health Agency (DHA)

Veterans with mental health and substance abuse disorders represented 15.4% of patients in the VA  system, but their care represented almost 33% of overall VA healthcare  costs.

Veterans with mental health and substance abuse disorders represented 15.4% of patients in the VA system, but their care represented almost 33% of overall VA healthcare costs.

A bill introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives would increase the maximum age for children eligible for medical care under military insurance plans. Detailed information available in Knowledge Source’s Military Healthcare Market Overview (https://store.knowsource.com/).

A bill introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives would increase the maximum age for children eligible for medical care under military insurance plans. Detailed information available in Knowledge Source’s Military Healthcare Market Overview (https://store.knowsource.com/).