TMTalks: PTA Perspectives: Valerie Beuschlein, PTA on TRICARE Legislation

In this episode, we sit down with Valerie Beuschlein, a PTA out of Arizona who’s passion is helping veterans. Unfortunately, she cannot treat TRICARE patients due to current regulations. We get answers to the following:

What does this legislation mean to you, personally?
How does it help us better serve our patients?
You’re passionate about veteran care–what are your plans?

Important Notes & References for this episode:

The Veterans Crisis Line is available to receive confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
Phone: 1-800-273-8255, press 1
Text: 838255


Boyer, D. (2017, April 19). Trump turns focus to veterans, signs extension for choice in health care. Retrieved July 5, 2017, from

Health Care Use by Gulf War & OEF/OIF/OND Veterans. (n.d.). Retrieved July 5, 2017, from

Moloney, M. (2016, September 20). Opioid abuse awareness, Veterans courts focus of round-table discussion. Retrieved July 08, 2017, from

Optimizing Funding for VA Community Care. (2017, June). Retrieved July 5, 2017, from

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