AUSA’s Army Matters Podcast

Special Edition: Military Health System Changes & Coronavirus Update

March 4, 2020

How might changes to the Military Health System affect you and your family? How can we be smart, not fearful, about the coronavirus? LTG Ronald Place, the DoD’s senior military medical leader, updates us on maintaining access to high quality care while transitioning retirees and family members to the TRICARE network, and also provides an update on keeping the force healthy as the coronavirus comes to the United States. Recommendations for future topics are welcome via email at


Guest: LTG Ronald J. Place, Director, Defense Health Agency


Co-Hosts: Patty Barron, AUSA’s Director of Family Readiness & Mark Haaland, AUSA’s Director of Government Affairs



The Military Health System and the Defense Health Agency


Twitter: @militaryhealth @DoD_DHA @TRICARE

Facebook @militaryhealth @DefenseHealthAgency @TRICARE

Instagram: @militaryhealth


Nurse Advice Line – 24/7 health care support for TRICARE beneficiaries

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