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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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July 29, 2021

Got TRICARE Dental Program Coverage Questions? Here’s a Brochure for You

Are you looking for dental coverage for you and your family? If so, the TRICARE Dental Program (TDP) may be able to help. The TDP is a voluntary dental plan for active duty family members, as well as National Guard and Reserve members and their family members.

July 28, 2021

DOD Directs Employees to Start Wearing Face Masks Again

Following guidance issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Defense Department has directed employees working in areas at high risk for transmission to begin using face masks again as a measure to prevent the continued spread of the COVID-19 virus, especially the fast-moving, highly-transmittable Delta variant.

July 27, 2021

Download Express Scripts Mobile App for Convenient Prescription Service

Looking for an easier way to manage your prescriptions? Tired of waiting at a pharmacy to pick up your medications? The Express Scripts mobile app can help you access your TRICARE pharmacy benefit and securely manage the medicine you take.

July 23, 2021

FDA Announces Recall of Certain Sleep and Respiratory Devices

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has directed Philips Respironics to recall millions of sleep and respiratory devices following concerns that foam in the devices, which is used to reduce sound and vibration, may break into particles and enter the air hose of the device and be inhaled by the user. In response, the Military Health System (MHS) has notified all TRICARE-authorized durable medical equipment providers of the recall.

July 22, 2021

TRICARE Autism Care Demonstration Evolves

Do you have a child with a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD)? TRICARE is revamping your access to health and support services. The Defense Health Agency (DHA) announced the TRICARE Autism Care Demonstration (ACD) policy changes in late March.

July 21, 2021

System Outage Due to Global Enrollment Freeze

Due to the data conversion for the TRICARE Overseas Program 21 contract, a Global Enrollment Freeze will occur from from Friday, July 23 at 9:00 p.m. ET through Monday, July 26 at 8:00 a.m. ET. This will affect several systems. 

July 20, 2021

Get Ready for PCS Season With TRICARE

Are you moving away this summer? If so, you aren’t alone. Summer is a time of transition for military families with permanent change of station (PCS) orders, which means adjusting to new surroundings and new people. Whether you’re moving to another state or relocating overseas, there are important steps you need to take to ensure a smooth PCS move.

July 16, 2021

914th ASTS Recognized for COVID-19 Immunizations

NIAGARA FALLS AIR RESERVE STATION, N.Y. – Airmen from the 914th Aeromedical Staging Squadron (ASTS) at Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, New York, were recognized on July 16, 2021 for their distribution of COVID-19 immunizations.

July 16, 2021

Don’t Stop Short: Completing Vaccinations Vital to Slowing COVID-19

Bexar County, Texas, boasts a growing population of over one and a half million residents age 12 and up, and over 1,241,000 of those residents have been vaccinated with at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

July 15, 2021

Old-School Summer Safety Risks: Sun, Water, Insects and Alcohol

Even as concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic begin to fade, the traditional, old-school summer safety issues - like those involving sun, water, insects and alcohol - continue to pose real risks for many military families.

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