Periodic Health Assessment (PHA)
All Coast Guard personnel will receive a PHA annually
during the member’s birth month. If the member will not be available during
their birth month, the PHA may be performed up to 2 months prior to their
birth month. For recording keeping purposes (in MRRS), the entry date for
the PHA shall be the date the patient is seen at the clinic for the PHA
appointment. When feasible, the PHA will be accomplished in a single visit.
The PHA will consist of the following components: