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  • Medical, dental elective procedures will be postponed 60 days due to COVID-19

    As of March 31, all military treatment facilities and dental treatment facilities will postpone elective surgeries and procedures for 60 days, the Department of Defense announced today. The policy applies to all beneficiaries: active duty service members and their families, retirees, and Reserve and National Guard service members on active duty or a delayed effective date active-duty order.
  • Med Group improves annual process

    The 7th Medical Group has improved the process for Airmen’s Periodic Health Assessments to ensure Airmen are deployable at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas. Members of the 7th MDG took people’s concerns to heart and vowed to improve the PHA process. After many meetings and planning, it was decided that Airmen would complete their PHAs and annual dental exams during one visit instead of multiple visits throughout the year.
  • Missing Appointments Wastes Time and Money

    It has happened to many of us. We call and set up an appointment with our doctor.  We even write it down. But, life happens and we remember the appointment about an hour after we were supposed to check-in.  We are now official “no shows.”A no-show occurs when a patient misses an appointment without making any attempt to cancel or reschedule 24