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How to Get Urgent Care Under Your TRICARE Health...

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Jan. 18, 2022

Do you have an injury or illness that isn’t quite serious enough for a trip to the emergency room? This might...
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New to TRICARE? Check Out TRICARE 101

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Jan. 13, 2022

Are you a recent TRICARE enrollee, newly eligible to enroll, or even a seasoned user? If you have any...
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Need Help Finding a TRICARE Network Provider?

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Jan. 11, 2022

The new year has begun. It’s a great time to renew focus on your health. Did you put off seeing a doctor in...
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In the National Guard or Reserve? Learn About Yo...

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Dec. 28, 2021

Are you a National Guard or Reserve member? Check out the TRICARE Choices for National Guard and Reserve...
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There are two main categories of Medicare providers: participating and non-participating. A third category is opt-out providers, which are your most expensive option. If you wish to make the best choice for your coverage, it’s important that you learn the differences between each provider type.

TRICARE For Life: Choosing Your Provider Option

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Dec. 22, 2021

Do you have medical coverage under the TRICARE For Life (TFL) program? Will you soon be eligible for TFL? If...
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Need Health Advice at Home? Chat With a Nurse 24/7

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Dec. 20, 2021

With the threat of flu season added to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, you might not want to go to the doctor’s...
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What You Need to Know About New TRICARE Pharmacy...

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Dec. 15, 2021

As of Dec. 15, CVS Pharmacy is a part of the TRICARE retail pharmacy network. At the same time, Walmart, Sam’s...
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How TRICARE Pharmacy Network Changes Will Affect...

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Dec. 13, 2021

Have you heard about the changes coming to the TRICARE retail pharmacy network starting Dec. 15? CVS Pharmacy...
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April 15, 2021

Projects Test New Approaches to Improve Health Care Quality, Outcomes

TRICARE has more than a half-dozen pilots and demonstration projects underway that offer new and innovative medical services, treatments, and approaches, and that have the potential to become part of its permanent health care coverage.

April 15, 2021

Activate Your New TRICARE Prescriptions with Remote Pharmacy Check-In

Do you get your prescriptions filled at a military pharmacy? If so, make sure you look into Remote Pharmacy Check-In using Q-Anywhere.

April 13, 2021

Schedule Your COVID Vaccine Appointment with DHA Appointing Portal

When it’s your turn to get the COVID-19 vaccine, you may be able to book an appointment at a military hospital, clinic, or vaccination site with the new Defense Health Agency Appointing Portal (DAP). Read more about this convenient new vaccine scheduling tool from the Defense Health Agency (DHA).

April 8, 2021

Register for April 15 Webinar on TRICARE For Life

Will you soon be eligible for Medicare and TRICARE For Life (TFL) coverage? If yes, be sure to join the TRICARE webinar, “TRICARE For Life: Coverage Basics, Eligibility, and Costs,” on April 15, from 1 to 2 p.m. ET to learn important information on how TFL works.

April 7, 2021

Subscribe to TRICARE’s New Podcast: Get to Know TRICARE

Are you a fan of podcasts? If so, grab your favorite headphones and get ready to listen to “Get to Know TRICARE.”

April 7, 2021

MHS GENESIS Patient Portal Expands New Features

MHS GENESIS' patient portal is rapidly increasing in size, capability, and usability.

April 6, 2021

What is ECHO and How do I Enroll?

Are you an active duty service member who has a family member with special needs? Your family member may qualify for the Extended Care Health Option (ECHO).

April 1, 2021

Enrolling and Disenrolling from TRICARE

Do you know how to enroll or disenroll from TRICARE? With a premium-based plan like TRICARE Young Adult, you can do so at any time. But with TRICARE Prime and TRICARE Select plans, the rules for enrolling and disenrolling are different.

March 30, 2021

DHA Improves TRICARE Comprehensive Autism Care Demonstration Program

Do you have a family member with a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD)? If so, they’ll soon have expanded access to health and support services. The Defense Health Agency (DHA) has authorized policy changes to the TRICARE Comprehensive Autism Care Demonstration (ACD) program.

March 25, 2021

I’m Getting Divorced. What Happens to My TRICARE Benefit?

If you’re getting divorced, the future may seem uncertain. One question in your mind may be whether you’ll still be eligible for TRICARE. The answer depends on your sponsor status, length of your marriage, and other factors.

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