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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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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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Feb. 25, 2021

New to TDP? Get to Know Your TRICARE Dental Program Benefits

Did you know that February is National Children’s Dental Health Month? But anytime is the perfect time to emphasize the importance of good oral health with your child. And part of that involves making sure they have dental coverage.

Feb. 23, 2021

Coast Guard Retirees Now Can Pay TRICARE Enrollment Fees by Allotment

Group A retirees now pay enrollment fees to maintain their TRICARE Select or TRICARE Overseas Program Select coverage. If you’re a U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Public Health Service, or National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) retiree, you can now pay your enrollment fees by allotment.

Feb. 23, 2021

DHA Launches Pilot to Tackle Mental Health Effects of Sexual Trauma

Sexual trauma can happen to anyone, and it can have long-term effects on your mental health. But it isn’t something you have to deal with alone. There’s help available if you need it. If you’re an active duty service member (ADSM) who has experienced sexual trauma at any time, you may be eligible to participate in the Sexual Trauma Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) Pilot.

Feb. 18, 2021

More Options to Get COVID-19 Vaccine

As part of the ongoing response to COVID-19, the federal government has launched the Federal Retail Pharmacy Program for COVID-19 Vaccination. This new program is a collaboration between the federal government, states, territories, and 21 national pharmacies and independent pharmacy networks to increase access to the COVID-19 vaccine in the U.S.

Feb. 17, 2021

COVID-19 vaccine does not affect fertility, immunization experts say

You’re pregnant, or you’re breastfeeding. Should you get a COVID-19 vaccine? That’s a question on the minds of many military frontline health care workers today. The short answer is that it’s an individual’s choice, and military health experts say the vaccine is well worth considering.

Feb. 11, 2021

Disenrolled from TRICARE Select? Here’s How to Reinstate Your Coverage

As of Jan. 1, 2021, TRICARE Select Group A retirees are required to pay enrollment fees each month. If you didn’t set up your enrollment fees for TRICARE Select or TRICARE Overseas Program Select coverage last year, you were disenrolled from your plan effective Dec. 31, 2020 (TRICARE Select replaced TRICARE Standard and TRICARE Extra in 2018.). If you want to have TRICARE Select coverage this year, you must request reinstatement with your TRICARE contractor. You have until June 30, 2021 to make your request.

Feb. 10, 2021

When Can I Get the COVID-19 Vaccine?

The big question on the mind of many TRICARE beneficiaries is, “When can I get the COVID-19 vaccine?” The Department of Defense (DoD) is offering the COVID-19 vaccine to service members, retirees, and their families through different phases of the schema.

Feb. 4, 2021

How to Find What Your TRICARE Plan Covers

Are you familiar with all the ways TRICARE covers you? TRICARE offers comprehensive coverage to help you get and stay healthy. This year, get familiar with what’s covered. Knowing what services are and aren’t covered will help you avoid unexpected out-of-pocket costs.

Feb. 2, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccination Options for the Selected Reserve Members (Including National Guard)

Are you a National Guard or Selected Reserve member with questions about how to get the COVID-19 vaccine? TRICARE has the answers you’re looking for.

Jan. 27, 2021

Find a Provider, Get the Care You Need with TRICARE

Have you seen your doctor in the last year? If not, it’s time to make an appointment. Seeing your doctor for regular checkups is one of the best ways to screen for diseases and prevent future health problems. And it’s something you can do safely during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Learn More about COVID-19 and the COVID-19 Vaccine.