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"