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Choose a TRICARE Health Plan Before Dec. 13 Dead...

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Dec. 06, 2022

Time is running out to evaluate your 2023 health care coverage. TRICARE Open Season ends on Tuesday, Dec. 13...
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Lt. Col. Paula Neemann, 15th Healthcare Operations Squadron clinical medicine flight commander, demonstrates several birth options, such as an intrauterine device, at the 15th MDG’s contraceptive clinic at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, May 6, 2021. The contraceptive clinic opened June 7 to service beneficiaries and provide same-day procedures without a referral. (Photo: U.S. Air Force 2nd Lt. Benjamin Aronson)

Military Health System Offers a Variety of Contr...

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Dec. 01, 2022

The Military Health System offers service members and their families contraceptive care services—including...
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TRICARE Prime or TRICARE Select: How to Decide

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Dec. 01, 2022

Are you thinking about your health care options for 2023? TRICARE Open Season, which runs until Dec. 13, might...
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U.S. Navy Cmdr. Candida Ferguson, a general surgeon at Naval Hospital Jacksonville, talks with a patient about colorectal cancer screening. The Defense Health Agency established new age recommendations for screenings. Regular screening with a stool test, sigmoidoscopy, or colonoscopy, beginning at age 45, is the key to preventing colorectal cancer and finding it early.

Colorectal Cancer Screening Age Decreases to 45

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Nov. 25, 2022

Although the overall death rate from colorectal cancer has been on the decline in recent years, it remains the...
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Know the Difference: TRICARE Network Provider vs...

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Nov. 22, 2022

Are you looking for a new doctor? Finding the right doctor is crucial to your overall health. Regular checkups...
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Keeping Your DEERS Info Current

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Nov. 17, 2022

TRICARE Open Season is the time to make changes to your TRICARE health care coverage for the upcoming year...
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Blood Donor Eligibility Update

"Mad Cow" Blood Donor Ban Lifted

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Nov. 17, 2022

A decades-old blood donor ban was recently lifted by the Food and Drug Administrationmad cow, potentially...
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Staff assigned to Naval Hospital Bremerton's OB-GYN clinic display a number of the instruments and devices associated with patient-centered care during the walk-in contraceptive clinic, an essential part of women's health services provided at NHB. The Defense Health Agency recently issued an Administrative Instruction for access to walk-in contraception services across the Military Health System, letting beneficiaries discuss and receive their preferred and medically appropriate care.

Walk-in Contraceptive Services Required at Hospi...

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Nov. 15, 2022

The Defense Health Agency is expanding walk-in contraceptive care services to improve reproductive health...
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July 15, 2021

AFAS Offers New Special Needs Assistance Grant

A new Air Force Aid Society resource has become available to the families of Airmen to make special needs accommodations more accessible.

July 13, 2021

TRICARE and Marriage: What to Do When Getting Married

It’s a big moment when you say “I do.” It’s also important for your family health coverage. Spouses of service members are eligible for TRICARE coverage. And getting married is a TRICARE Qualifying Life Event (QLE). So, what does this mean and what steps do you need to take?

July 8, 2021

Got Pharmacy Questions? Register for July 22 TRICARE Webinar

Do you have questions about your prescription coverage, or where to fill your prescription? Do you want to learn how you can save money on your prescriptions, or make managing them easier? Join the “Making Your TRICARE Pharmacy Benefit Work for You” webinar on July 22, from 1 to 2 p.m. ET to get your questions answered.

July 6, 2021

Monoclonal Antibodies Available to Treat Eligible High-Risk COVID-19 Patients

There’s a lot of information available about how to prevent COVID-19: get the vaccine, maintain social distancing, wear a mask, and wash your hands. But what can you do if you test positive for COVID-19? You may be eligible for treatment with monoclonal antibodies.

July 2, 2021

445th Medical Units Provide Health Care to Georgia Residents

WAYNESBORO, Georgia -- More than 160 Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines arrived in Georgia June 6 for the 2021 East Central Georgia Medical Innovative Readiness Training with a mission to provide no cost health care services to four counties in rural Georgia.

July 1, 2021

Summer Plans? Have Fun, Stay Safe With Tips from TRICARE

Are you vaccinated and excited for summer sun, fun, and travel? You aren’t alone. While you get back out there to enjoy all the joys of summer, TRICARE encourages you to do your part to prevent health emergencies.

June 30, 2021

Delivering Readiness: The Evolution of TRICARE

Ever wonder about the people behind the curtain at TRICARE? Maybe you imagine policy gurus or bureaucrats with little connection to military service. If so, you may be surprised to learn that’s not true.

June 24, 2021

Whiteman Air Force Base PTSD Awareness Day Graphics [Image 3 of 3]

Post-traumatic stress disorder is a result of an individual witnessing or experiencing a traumatic event. PTSD Awareness day takes place every year on June 27 in recognition of those who are affected by this disorder. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Airman 1st Class Devan Halstead)

June 22, 2021

Is Your Prescription Covered? Find Out Using TRICARE Formulary Search Tool

It’s no secret that taking your medications as prescribed is one of the keys to staying healthy. For you, that could be blood pressure medication.

June 17, 2021

Retiring from Active Duty? You Need This TRICARE Brochure

When you retire from active duty, you experience a major life change. Some parts of your TRICARE coverage will also change. Understanding your new options will help you and your family make the best health care decisions.

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