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Is TRICARE Young Adult Right for Your Child?

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May. 12, 2022

Is your child turning age 21 or graduating from college soon? Though they lose regular TRICARE coverage upon...
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How Does TRICARE Change When You Retire from Act...

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May. 10, 2022

Many active duty service members (ADSMs) may eventually retire from their branch of the uniformed services. If...
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New TRICARE Dental Program Premiums Effective May 1

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May. 04, 2022

Are you enrolled in the TRICARE Dental Program (TDP)? If you are, you should know that the TDP monthly...
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Get Answers to Your Pharmacy Questions at TRICAR...

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May. 03, 2022

Do you have questions about your pharmacy benefit? Maybe you want to learn more about your options for filling...
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10 TRICARE Health Care Terms You Should Know

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Apr. 28, 2022

Have you recently come across a health care term and weren’t quite sure what it meant? It’s OK. Health care...
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The TRICARE Pharmacy Program Handbook and other publications resources.

Pharmacy Benefit Questions? Check Out This Handbook

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Apr. 21, 2022

Do you want to learn more about your prescription drug coverage? The TRICARE Pharmacy Program Handbook can...
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Pre-Authorization and Medical Necessity for Pres...

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Apr. 19, 2022

Prescription drugs are tools meant to support your overall health. TRICARE has procedures to make sure you get...
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Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Resources P...

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Apr. 14, 2022

Life is full of ups and downs. But sometimes life events—financial strain, relationships, isolation, emotional...
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Feb. 25, 2022

Answering Your Questions About COVID-19 Testing

COVID-19 continues to spread, now as the Omicron variant. Getting vaccinated is the most effective way to protect you and your family from getting seriously ill, getting hospitalized, or dying. You should also make sure you’re up to date with your vaccines. Testing is another important step you can take to protect yourself and others.

Feb. 24, 2022

Tobacco and Your Oral Health

There’s a great deal of scientific information that proves using tobacco products is seriously harmful to your health. Nicotine products can increase your risks for cancer of the throat, lungs, and stomach. Also, tobacco products can negatively impact your oral health in several ways.

Feb. 22, 2022

Tips to Prevent Winter Injuries

It isn’t quite spring yet, and dangerous winter weather hasn’t quite gone away. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says cold weather puts an extra strain on the heart. Also, cold-weather injuries such as hypothermia, frostbite, and falls can occur if you aren’t careful. What can you do to stay safe? Follow these tips to help prevent winter injuries, and know your TRICARE options for getting care in case an injury occurs.

Feb. 17, 2022

Winter Safety Tips to Stay Safe and Healthy

Winter can be a hazardous time of year, and we still have more than a month left before it’s finished. Frigid temperatures and slick roads can be dangerous. Being prepared and knowing your TRICARE health care options will help you and your family remain safe this winter. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides a number of winter safety tips to help you prepare for freezing temperatures and prevent injuries and illness.

Feb. 15, 2022

Is Your DEERS Information Up to Date?

When is the last time you checked to see if your information in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS) is up to date? If it’s been a while, take time to log in to DEERS and review your information. Keeping information on you and your family current in DEERS is important. Inaccurate information in the DEERS database could prevent you from being able to use your TRICARE benefits properly.

Feb. 10, 2022

What to Know About Preventive Dental Care

These days, it can be easy to forget to make an appointment to see the dentist for a routine checkup. Maybe you brush twice and floss every day.

Feb. 8, 2022

5 Reasons to Check Your Prescription on the TRICARE Formulary Search Tool

Do you have questions about your prescription drug? Maybe you don’t know where you can fill your new prescription, or how much it will cost.

Feb. 1, 2022

What You Need to Know About TRICARE Qualifying Life Events

The new year is upon us. Will 2022 be a year of big changes? If so, how will those changes affect you and your health care coverage? It isn’t uncommon for military families to experience lots of change. That’s why TRICARE allows you to enroll in, or change your TRICARE coverage after certain events, known as Qualifying Life Events (QLEs).

Jan. 27, 2022

Need Help Managing Your Weight? See What TRICARE Covers

Do you or a family member need help with weight management? You are not alone. The National Institutes of Health found that about two-thirds of U.S. adults are overweight or obese. Even if there’s no obesity in your family and if you’re satisfied with your current weight, striving to maintain a healthy weight lowers your risk of serious health conditions.

Jan. 25, 2022

What Will You Pay? Check TRICARE Cost Resource

Have questions about health care, pharmacy, or dental costs? You should check out the TRICARE Costs and Fees 2022 Fact Sheet. This resource provides an overview of most of your costs and fees for TRICARE health plans, the TRICARE Pharmacy Program, and the TRICARE Dental Program.

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