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Jan. 23, 2024

Medical Center Breaks New Medical Ground in Thyroid Treatment Therapy

Talented physicians from the Ear, Nose, and Throat Medical Service Team at the Alexander T. Augusta Military Medical Center (ATAMMC) achieved a significant milestone by successfully performing one of the first thyroid nodule ablations in the military health system. This groundbreaking procedure showcases the team's extensive training and proficiencies, and represents a major advancement in the field of thyroid medical treatment. This significant advancement in thyroid treatment within the military health system ensures that a greater number of patients at the medical center will now have access to state-of-the-art treatment options.

Jan. 4, 2024

Welcoming our first bundle of joy in 2024!

It's a girl! Alexander T. Augusta Military Medical Center’s first baby of 2024 was born Monday, January 1st, 2024 at 5:54 a.m. to proud parents Air Force Senior Airmen Matthew and Mrs. Nicole Greely. Weighing in at 7 pounds, 11 ounces, Little Miss Scottie Greely entered the world and claimed the title of “First Baby of 2024”.

Oct. 18, 2023

Alexander T. Augusta Military Medical Center Recognized by Becker’s Hospital Review as a “Top Recommended Hospital”

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

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.

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