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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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Aug. 26, 2021

Expecting a Baby? Here’s How TRICARE Can Help

You just learned you’re going to be a mom. Congratulations—this is a happy and exciting milestone in your life. But you may also feel nervous about what comes next, and that’s okay. TRICARE is here to help you every step of the way.

Aug. 25, 2021

Secretary of Defense Mandates COVID-19 Vaccinations for Service Members

Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III yesterday issued a memorandum directing mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations for service members, a Pentagon official said today. John F. Kirby, Pentagon press secretary, said only Food and Drug Administration-approved vaccines will be mandatory.

Aug. 24, 2021

We’re Here for You: TRICARE Resources for Those Struggling with the Events in Afghanistan

The news out of Afghanistan has affected many in our community. We know this may cause stress to some service members, military retirees, and their families. If you think you or a family member could benefit from mental health services, you’re covered with TRICARE.

Aug. 20, 2021

Austin Seeks Presidential Approval for Mandatory Troop Vaccinations by Mid-September

President Joe Biden asked Austin to consider how and when the COVID-19 vaccine could be added to the list of required vaccines for all service members when the Delta variant of the COVID-19 virus began to cause a spike in cases July 29. Austin, who was in Vietnam when the president made his speech on the subject, promised to "not let grass grow" as he made his decision.

Aug. 19, 2021

Protect Yourself from COVID-19 Variants

As scientists and health experts work to learn more about COVID-19, they’re urging you to keep your guard up. The virus that causes COVID-19 continues to change through mutation, which has caused new variants of the virus to appear in many places around the world.

Aug. 17, 2021

TRICARE Dental Program Covers Braces. But Does it Cover Clear Aligners?

Are you wondering if you can get clear aligners with the TRICARE Dental Program (TDP)? That’s a common question many TDP enrollees have—and we’ve got the answer for you. The TDP covers 50% of the cost of clear aligners and other orthodontic services up to the lifetime orthodontic maximum of $1,750.

Aug. 13, 2021

Don't Hesitate: Vaccinate Today for School

Back-to-school time is here already, and many parents are required to show proof of vaccinations before their children can return to in-person classes.

Aug. 10, 2021

Can Your Young Adult Maintain TRICARE Coverage After 21? Learn How With TYA Fact Sheet

Is your son or daughter turning 21 or graduating from college soon? If so, it may be a good time to look into TRICARE Young Adult (TYA). Now, why is TYA so important? Adult dependent children lose regular TRICARE coverage once they turn 21, or 23 if enrolled in college.

Aug. 5, 2021

Explore TRICARE Coverage Options for Your College Student

Getting ready for college is an exciting time for incoming students and their parents. It’s also a busy time with packing, moving, and checking things off the college list. Something else you and your child may want to put a check mark next to is TRICARE coverage.

Aug. 3, 2021

Stay on Top of Back-to-School Health with TRICARE

It’s time for students to return to the classroom. You can also prepare for the school year by scheduling preventive health exams and immunization appointments for your child. TRICARE covers many preventive health care services with no out-of-pocket costs to you.

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