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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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Dec. 2, 2021

How to Choose Between TRICARE Prime and TRICARE Select

TRICARE Open Season is your yearly opportunity to review your current benefits. It’s a time to make changes to your health plan based on your personal needs. Dec. 13 marks the end of open season, so it’s important to make your decisions now. But which plan will best meet your needs in the new year?

Dec. 2, 2021

COVID-19 Booster Shots: Check Your Eligibility

Are you wondering if you’re eligible for a COVID-19 booster shot? The answer is yes, if you’re age 18 or older. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently expanded eligibility for COVID-19 vaccine booster shots as further described below.

Nov. 30, 2021

Check Out Latest TRICARE For Life Podcast Series

Have questions about TRICARE For Life (TFL)? The “Get to Know TRICARE” podcast just launched a new series, called “Getting the Care You Need With TRICARE For Life.” Like the “TRICARE For Life 101” series, this new series will continue to provide helpful conversations around important TFL topics. New episodes take a look at covered services, out-of-pocket costs, and the claims process.

Nov. 23, 2021

Living Overseas? Here’s a Handbook to Help You Explore Your TRICARE Coverage

Have you and your family recently moved overseas? If so, you’re likely adjusting to new people and new surroundings. You may also have questions about how your TRICARE coverage works overseas. The good news is that the TRICARE Overseas Program Handbook highlights helpful information and resources, so that you can get the care you need.

Nov. 18, 2021

TRICARE Beneficiaries Ages 5-11 Now Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccine

On Nov. 2, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) endorsed the use of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11. It’s the latest of several important steps taken by the federal government to end the pandemic.

Nov. 16, 2021

Answering Your Questions About TRICARE Explanation of Benefits

Have you seen your doctor recently? If so, you should have access to an explanation of benefits (EOB). What is an EOB? It’s an itemized statement that shows the action TRICARE has taken on claims filed by you or your provider. An EOB isn’t a bill. But it will identify what health care services you received and how your TRICARE plan will cover the costs.

Nov. 10, 2021

TRICARE Overseas Program Beneficiaries: Download New MyCare Overseas App

Finding the health care resources you need can be difficult, especially if you’re living or traveling overseas. That’s why International SOS Government Services, Inc., the TRICARE Overseas Program (TOP) contractor, created MyCare Overseas. This is a new self-service tool for those enrolled in TOP Prime, TOP Prime Remote, or TOP Select. And it helps you get all of the information you need from one place.

Nov. 8, 2021

TRICARE Open Season Starts Today, Explore Your Options

Autumn is upon us. That means it’s time to consider your health care options for 2022. TRICARE Open Season begins today, Monday, Nov. 8 and ends Monday, Dec. 13. If you’re enrolled in or eligible for a TRICARE Prime option or TRICARE Select, open season applies to you. This is your chance to enroll in a health plan or change health plans for coverage that starts Jan. 1, 2022.

Nov. 5, 2021

Review Your TRICARE Health Plan Costs for 2022

The New Year is almost here. This means annual cost changes for most TRICARE health plans, starting Jan. 1. Cost changes reflect decisions made by Congress, cost-of-living adjustments, changes to the cost of health care services and drugs, and more.

Nov. 3, 2021

Changes Coming to TRICARE Retail Network Pharmacies

There are changes coming soon to the TRICARE retail pharmacy network. Starting Dec. 15, 2021, CVS Pharmacy will join the TRICARE network. At the same time, Walmart, Sam’s Club, and some community pharmacies will leave the network

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