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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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Oct. 29, 2020

Early Detection is Key to Breast Health

Did you know that the most common cancer in American women after skin cancer is breast cancer? According to the National Cancer Institute, “approximately 12.9% of women will be diagnosed with breast cancer at some point during their lifetime.”

Oct. 27, 2020

Protect Your Hearing with TRICARE

Do you find it hard to hear your family or friends during conversations? Have you missed hearing a doorbell ring or horn beep? Hearing loss is a common issue caused by noise, aging, heredity, and disease.

Oct. 22, 2020

Make Managing Your TRICARE Prescriptions Easier with Pharmacy App

Are you looking for a fast and easy way to manage your prescriptions? You can download the Express Scripts® mobile app. This free app offers a convenient way to manage your TRICARE pharmacy benefit when you’re at home or on the go.

Oct. 21, 2020

New Monthly Premiums for TRICARE Young Adult Plans in 2021

Beginning on Jan. 1, 2021, premiums for TRICARE Young Adult (TYA) coverage will increase. TYA Select will increase by 12.7% and TYA Prime by 22%. These changes reflect the increase in TYA program costs for calendar year 2021.

Oct. 16, 2020

Join Oct. 29 Webinar on TRICARE Open Season

Are you prepared for TRICARE Open Season? Being prepared means knowing what health plans you’re eligible for, what changes you can make, and understanding which plans are best for you and your family. Join the “How to Prepare for TRICARE Open Season” webinar on Oct. 29, from 1 to 2 p.m. ET to learn about open season and your options.

Oct. 8, 2020

TRICARE Open Season is Just a Month Away

Are you working on your fall to-do list? Don’t forget to add health care as an item. With the 2020 TRICARE Open Season coming soon, now is the time to start thinking about your and your family’s health care needs. Depending on where you live, and your beneficiary status, you may have many coverage options to choose from. Open season is also a good opportunity to learn about important changes, like TRICARE Select enrollment fees for Group A retirees, and if you need to take action.

Oct. 6, 2020

Continue to Do Your Part to Slow Spread of COVID-19

By now, you’ve probably adjusted to life during COVID-19. Staying away from large gatherings and wearing a mask in public is the new normal. You’ve also learned how to safely access your TRICARE benefit. But now isn’t the time to let your guard down. These habits will be important to remember—especially as some restrictions begin to ease in your community. By continuing to take action and staying informed, you can help stop the spread of the coronavirus.

Oct. 1, 2020

Got TRICARE For Life Questions? Here’s What You Should Know

Will you soon be eligible for Medicare based on reaching age 65? If so, now’s the time to start thinking about your future health care needs. With TRICARE For Life (TFL) coverage, you can get the care you need while minimizing your out-of-pocket costs. As you begin to learn about TFL, you may have questions about costs, what’s covered, and if you’re eligible for it. By understanding how TRICARE and Medicare work together, you can get the most out of your coverage.

Sept. 30, 2020

Plan Now: TRICARE Select Enrollment Fees for Group A Retirees Coming January 2021

Did you hear the news about TRICARE Select enrollment fees? TRICARE Select Group A retirees must begin paying enrollment fees to maintain health coverage starting on Jan. 1, 2021. TRICARE Select is the name of the plan that replaced the former TRICARE Standard and TRICARE Extra programs in 2018.

Sept. 28, 2020

DHA Launches New Websites for Air Force Military Hospital and Clinics

On Sept. 1, the Defense Health Agency (DHA) launched 74 new websites for Air Force military hospital and clinics. ­This is an important step to modernize the Military Health System on the web. Each website moved to the TRICARE website to give patients a standard web experience.

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