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Reserve Health Readiness Program

The Reserve Health Readiness Program (RHRP) is a Department of Defense, Defense Health Agency program that helps to supplement the Reserve Components’ readiness mission and satisfy key deployment requirements by providing medical and dental services to all Reserve Component forces through:
•Periodic Health Assessment (PHA)
•Post-Deployment Health Reassessment (PDHRA)
•Individual Medical Readiness (IMR) services

Army National Guard. You will also find information for the other branches of service.

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The Reserve Health Readiness Program (RHRP) provides the following services to members of the Army National Guard.

DISCLAIMER: Services may not be reflective of the most recent changes in services.

Periodic Health Assessment

The Periodic Health Assessment (PHA) is a screening tool used by the armed forces to evaluate the individual medical readiness of their Service members. It can be conducted alone or can be combined with other individual medical readiness needs (e.g., dental exam and immunizations). Completed annually, the PHA consists of the following components for the Service member:
•A self-reported health status.
•Measurement and documentation of vitals (height, weight, BP)
•Vision screening
•Review of current medical conditions with healthcare provider.
•Focused exam of identified conditions (as required).
•Cardiovascular Screening Program Services (as required).
•Recommendations for improvement of identified health conditions.
•Behavioral health screen.


Immunizations are offered in-clinic or through group events. At group events:
•The RHRP vendor provides all staffing, equipment and supplies
•Minimum requirement for group event is 60 total immunizations (not 60 total service members)
•Provide the space for group events in a temperature controlled environment with access to tables and chairs
•Enter the data into the appropriate medical databases after the event

Dental Services

The dental examination is a screening tool used to evaluate the individual dental readiness of their Service members.

Completed annually, the dental examination consists of the following components:
•Exam Indication: All Service members without a current dental exam within the past 9 months will usually receive a new dental exam.
•Health History: Service member completes health history.
•Bitewing X-Rays: Taken with every dental exam.
•Blood pressure: Will be recorded for every dental exam.
•Panoramic X-ray (pano): No time requirement, to be taken if no pano is in the dental record, if significant change has occurred since the last one, or if deploying.
•Dental Examination: Each Service member will be seen by a licensed dentist. ◦Review of Health History and appropriate x-ray(s).
◦Periodontal Screening and Recording (PSR).
◦Charting of all dental disease. Classification designated.
◦Original exam documents entered into Service member’s record.

•Exam QA: Dental exams and ancillary documents are shipped to RHRP and reviewed. After review completed documents are mailed back to Service Member’s (SM) Medical Unit
•Digital Storage: All copies of records are digitized and stored at the vendor location

Service Delivery:

All dental services available individually or as a group event. For a group event:
•Minimum requirement is 50 dental exams per Group Event
•The RHRP provides all staffing, equipment, and supplies needed to perform all dental services.
•Your unit is responsible for providing space for group events to include: ◦Temperature-controlled environment
◦Access to electrical outlets
◦Access to tables and chairs


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