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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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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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