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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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Pharmacy Benefits Webinar

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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Sept. 28, 2021

Need a COVID-19 Test? Here’s What You Need to Know

As the highly contagious Delta variant spreads, it’s now more important than ever to protect yourself and your family. Getting vaccinated is the number one way you can do this, along with mask wearing, social distancing, and washing your hands. Another critically important step is knowing when and how to be tested for COVID-19.

Sept. 23, 2021

Myths and Facts About the Vax — Debunking Common COVID-19 Vaccine Myths

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AFNS) -- The COVID-19 vaccine has been mandated across the Department of Defense and despite its demonstrated effectiveness and safety, a host of myths have left some Airmen and Guardians hesitant to receive it. While social media posts and some news outlets may make it harder to keep up with what is fact or fiction, the science is clear … approved COVID-19 vaccines work.

Sept. 23, 2021

Knowing What’s What: Comparing TRICARE Dental Program Covered Services

From routine dental cleanings to oral surgery, the TRICARE Dental Program (TDP) gives you access to a wide range of covered dental services. These services are placed into categories, and it’s important to know the differences between them so you’re aware of when and how much you need to pay for care.

Sept. 22, 2021

Retiring From the Service? Get to Know Your TRICARE Options

If you’re getting ready to retire from active duty or reserve service, your goal is likely to make a smooth transition to civilian life. TRICARE can help you do that. When you retire from active duty or retire from the National Guard or Reserve, you’ll experience a TRICARE Qualifying Life Event (QLE).

Sept. 16, 2021

Plan Ahead for Disasters With TRICARE

This year, we’ve seen the devastating effects of hurricanes, floods, snowstorms, and wildfires both in the U.S. and overseas. It’s a stark reminder that natural disasters can happen anytime and anywhere. But planning ahead and staying informed can help keep you and your family safe during a disaster.

Sept. 15, 2021

TRICARE Families Register for September 23 Autism Care Demonstration Webinar

Are you new to the Autism Care Demonstration (ACD)? Do you have questions about some of the new changes to the ACD? For existing and new families to the ACD, TRICARE will host a webinar on Sept. 23, from 1 to 2 p.m. ET.

Sept. 7, 2021

Take Advantage of New Resources Through the TRICARE Overseas Program

Did you know the TRICARE Overseas Program (TOP) made changes on Sept. 1 to improve your patient experience? You now have access to a wide range of new resources to help you get the care you need.

Sept. 2, 2021

Pharmacy Questions? Get the Answers You’re Looking for With This TRICARE Resource

Do you want to learn more about your TRICARE pharmacy benefit? If you’re enrolled in a TRICARE health plan, you’re eligible for pharmacy coverage through the TRICARE Pharmacy Program, unless you have the US Family Health Plan, which has a separate pharmacy coverage.

Sept. 1, 2021

Department of Defense Mandates COVID-19 Vaccinations for Service Members

On Aug. 24, Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III issued a memo directing mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations for all uniformed service members. The news from the Department of Defense (DoD) comes after careful consultation with medical experts on ways to protect the health and readiness of the force during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sept. 1, 2021

​Navy Supports Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination for all Active Duty and Reserve Sailors

FALLS CHURCH, Va. - All Active Duty and Ready Reserve Sailors are now required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

Learn More about COVID-19 and the COVID-19 Vaccine.