“There is new leadership at the helm of the Defense Health Agency, and the three-star will play a pivotal role as military health looks to shutter facilities and cut billets…”
“Lt. Gen. Place’s plate will be full as he faces a host of challenges. The biggest are the incorporation of all military treatment facilities from the services into the DHA, sorting out the right-sizing efforts of the services, which includes the potential of large military medical personnel reductions, and the administration of the TRICARE health plan managed care support contracts…” Read the full article here.
Source: New Defense Health Agency Director Will Face Big Challenges in Military Medicine – By: Capt. Kathryn M. Beasley, USN (Ret), September 11, 2019. MOAA.