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Oct. 18, 2023
Alexander T. Augusta Military Medical Center Recognized by Becker’s Hospital Review as a “Top Recommended Hospital”
FORT BELVOIR, Va. —
Alexander T. Augusta Military Medical Center (ATAMMC), formerly known as Fort Belvoir Community Hospital, was recently highlighted by Becker’s Hospital Review for the outstanding, high-quality care it provides to military medical beneficiaries.
March 22, 2023
Belvoir Hospital Reaches Milestone with Robotic-Assisted Joint Replacement Surgery
FORT BELVOIR, Va. —
Concentration, focus, and professionalism were on full display during a robotic-assisted joint replacement surgery at the Belvoir Hospital February 23, 2023. The hospital is the first medical treatment facility in the Defense Health Agency with this robotic-assisted platform (VELYS), and the cutting-edge technology provides the joint replacement surgeons an unparalleled amount of real-time surgical data. Leveraging this technology greatly increases and enables consistent, reproducible, and accurate surgical bone cuts and gives instantaneous feedback in real-time.
April 24, 2020
Be Cyber Aware: COVID-19 Myths vs. Facts
While your attention is focused on staying safe and healthy at this time, don’t take your eye off cybersecurity measures. Whether you’re working from home or browsing social media sites, you’re a target for scammers taking advantage of the COVID-19 national health emergency. Investment scams, fake fundraisers, and offers for bogus COVID-19 tests are popping up online and in email boxes. Here are some myths vs. facts to help you stay safe, not sorry.
April 16, 2020
Copayments Waived for COVID-19 Tests On or After March 18
Did you know you can ask to have TRICARE copayments waived for certain COVID-19 testing and office visits related to the testing? This applies to tests and visits on or after March 18.
Feb. 27, 2020
Dental Care Tips for Kids Using TRICARE Dental Program
From babies to teenagers, practicing good dental hygiene is important for children of all ages. Parents play a critical role in developing these positive, healthy behaviors at a young age. Because February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, here are some tips to help keep your child’s teeth healthy and strong through the years. Also, learn about covered services that active duty family members enrolled in the TRICARE Dental Program (TDP) have.
Jan. 24, 2020
Coronavirus: What providers, patients should know
With news of the contagious and potentially deadly illness known as novel coronavirus grabbing headlines worldwide, military health officials say that an informed, common sense approach minimizes the chances of getting sick.
Dec. 4, 2019
Joint Medical Readiness Center adding virtual health assessments
FORT BELVOIR, Va. (December 10, 2019) -- Readiness and health are intimately intertwined. Being medically ready is critical for deployable Soldiers who need to be ready to fight and win today’s wars. Fort Belvoir Community Hospital’s Joint Medical Readiness Center is an integrated system of readiness and health that provides centralized multiple appointments, medical assessments, and healthcare services for optimum readiness, according to Maj. Kelly Green, Joint Medical Readiness Center department chief.
May 16, 2019
A change of address may mean new TRICARE health options
Are you and your family moving? Moving doesn’t change your TRICARE eligibility. But it may change the TRICARE health care options available to you and your family. A change of address, such as moving to a new country, city, region, or ZIP+4 code is a TRICARE Qualifying Life Event (QLE). This QLE means you have 90 days from the date of your address change to enroll in or change your TRICARE Prime or TRICARE Select health plan based on your eligibility or plan availability in the new location.
March 12, 2018
Fort Belvoir Community Hospital Launches Mobile Application for Patients
FORT BELVOIR, Va. -- Fort Belvoir Community Hospital (FBCH) today announced the launch of a new mobile application for patients simply called the Belvoir Hospital app. Developed in coordination with the Defense Health Agency and FBCH Marketing, Belvoir Hospital app will serve as a one-touch patient experience, featuring centralized information and services that provide greater access to and utilization of health services offered in the Military Treatment Facility (MTF).