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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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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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Nov. 2, 2021

Recent Updates Provide More Help for New Autism Care Demonstration Enrollees

Are you and your family new to the TRICARE Autism Care Demonstration (ACD)? If you are, you’ll experience exciting improvements to the program. TRICARE is assigning an autism services navigator (ASN) to every ACD participant who entered the program on or after Oct. 1, 2021.

Oct. 26, 2021

Are You Prepared for Flu Season? Let TRICARE Help

Flu season is here once again. Are you prepared? With the COVID-19 Delta variant continuing to spread and our health care system overburdened, it’s important for all of us to help combat the spread of flu. And the best way to do so is to get a flu shot.

Oct. 21, 2021

Pregnancy Health Alert: COVID-19 Vaccine is Strongly Recommended

If you are pregnant, recently pregnant or thinking about getting pregnant in the future, you should get the COVID-19 vaccination, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advised in a recent health advisory.

Oct. 21, 2021

Register to Join Nov. 4 Webinar on TRICARE Open Season

TRICARE Open Season is almost here. So, get ready. Starting Nov. 8, you have a chance to make changes to your TRICARE health plan for the upcoming plan year. If you have questions about open season, join the TRICARE webinar, “Making the Most of the TRICARE Open Season,” on Nov. 4 at 1 p.m. ET to learn about your coverage options for 2022.

Oct. 19, 2021

Are You Ready for Open Season? Don’t Forget to Update DEERS

We’re less than a month away from TRICARE Open Season. That means it’s time to start thinking about your and your family’s health care needs for next year. Are you planning to make changes to your TRICARE plan? Will you be enrolling in a new plan for the first time or staying in the plan you already have? Regardless of your situation, make sure you show up as eligible for TRICARE in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS).

Oct. 14, 2021

Keeping Your Eyes Healthy With TRICARE

Do you think you need glasses or contact lenses? If so, you aren’t alone. About 11 million Americans over age 12 need some form of vision correction, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Of course, the best way to find out if you need vision correction is by seeing your eye doctor.

Oct. 12, 2021

TRICARE Podcast Returns With Focus on TRICARE For Life

Are you ready to listen to a new season of “Get to Know TRICARE?” If so, we’ve got more episodes headed your way. “Get to Know TRICARE” is a podcast we launched this year to help you learn more about your TRICARE benefit.

Oct. 5, 2021

Q&A: TRICARE For Life Expert Discusses How You Get Coverage

Oct. 1, 2021, marked the 20th anniversary of TRICARE For Life (TFL). Congress created TFL as Medicare-wraparound coverage in 2001 in order to extend TRICARE coverage to Medicare-eligible military retirees and their family members.

Sept. 30, 2021

COVID-19 Booster Shots are Now Available – What You Need to Know

Booster shots of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine are now available at military medical treatment facility and Department of Defense vaccination sites.

Sept. 29, 2021

TRICARE Pharmacy Copayments to Increase in 2022

Do you get your prescription drugs through TRICARE Pharmacy Home Delivery or at a TRICARE retail network pharmacy? If so, you’ll pay anywhere from $1 to $8 more in copayments starting Jan. 1.

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