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Does TRICARE For Life Work With Other Insurance?...

Jul. 18, 2024

Medicare and TRICARE For Life work together to minimize your out-of-pocket expenses. But if you also have...
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Easily Manage TRICARE Prescriptions With the Exp...

Jul. 11, 2024

Looking for a convenient way to keep track of your TRICARE prescriptions? Download the free Express Scripts...
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See Test Results and Clinical Notes in Your MHS ...

Jul. 09, 2024

If you’ve recently had a blood draw or X-ray, you’re likely interested in seeing the results once they’re...
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TRICARE Tips for Managing Diabetes and Your Oral...

Jul. 03, 2024

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 38 million American adults currently...
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Learn How To Prevent Sexually Transmitted Infect...

Jun. 27, 2024

Rates of sexually transmitted infections have increased among active duty service members in recent years. If...
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MHS GENESIS Secure Messaging: A Direct Line to Y...

Jun. 25, 2024

The MHS GENESIS Patient Portal lets you speak to your military health care team at your military hospital or...
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Get Your TRICARE For Life Answers at June 27 Fac...

Jun. 20, 2024

Will you or a family member be eligible for Medicare soon? Do you already have TRICARE For Life (TFL), or will...
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Studies Show Military Eye Injuries Can Cause Cat...

Jun. 17, 2024

Cataracts are the leading cause of blindness worldwide and in the United States, with an estimated 24 million...
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May 25, 2023

TRICARE Preventive Health Benefits Women Should Know

It’s important for all women to get their recommended preventive services. TRICARE covers all clinical preventive services with no out-of-pocket costs to you if you use a TRICARE network provider. But if you’re age 65 or older and you have TRICARE For Life, follow Medicare’s rules for getting preventive care.

May 24, 2023

5 Tips To Start a Conversation About Getting Mental Health Care

“How are you?” It’s a question almost everyone answers every day. Like most, your usual response is probably, “Fine, thanks. How are you?” But if you really think about it, are you fine? Maybe you haven’t been yourself in a while. You’re feeling sad, stressed, lonely, or just not how you want to feel. You’d like to start feeling better but aren’t sure where to start.

May 16, 2023

Getting a New Prescription? Check TRICARE Formulary Search Tool

You’re at a medical appointment and you’re getting a new prescription. Before your provider sends an electronic prescription or gives you a paper prescription, it may be helpful for you and your provider to look up the drug with the TRICARE Formulary Search Tool.

May 15, 2023

How COVID-19 Public Health Emergency’s End Affects TRICARE

The Public Health Emergency (PHE) for COVID-19 expired at the end of May 11. You might be wondering what this means about the state of COVID-19 or if there are changes to your TRICARE coverage.

May 10, 2023

Key Things To Know About Your TRICARE Primary Care Manager

If you’re a new or longtime TRICARE Prime enrollee, you need to know about your primary care manager (PCM). Your PCM is the health care provider you’ll visit for most of your care. Learn about the role your PCM will play in your health care and your options for choosing or changing your PCM.

May 5, 2023

Brandon Act Aims to Improve Mental Health Support

The Brandon Act aims at improving the referral process for service members seeking a mental health evaluation and allowing them to seek help confidentially, the undersecretary of defense for personnel and readiness said.

May 4, 2023

Turning 65 Soon? Sign Up for May 18 TRICARE For Life Webinar

Most people become entitled to Medicare when they reach age 65. If you or a family member will turn 65 this year, join us Thursday, May 18, from 1 to 2 p.m. ET for a webinar, “Getting Started With Medicare and TRICARE.”

May 3, 2023

Know Which Vaccines You Need and How TRICARE Covers Them

TRICARE covers age-appropriate doses of vaccines, based on Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendations. When you follow your plan’s rules, you can get these vaccines at no cost. Read on to learn more about getting yourself and your family vaccinated.

May 1, 2023

New TRICARE Dental Program Premiums Start May 1

TRICARE Dental Program (TDP) premium rates go into effect each year on May 1. Premiums are what you pay each month for TDP coverage. The new TDP rates are effective May 1, 2023 through April 30, 2024.

April 18, 2023

Living Overseas? Here’s How TRICARE Covers Telemedicine

Depending on the country they’re in, TRICARE Overseas Program enrollees may be able to get telemedicine care from the comfort of their home. In recent years, the TRICARE Overseas contractor, International SOS, expanded telemedicine services in line with the new telemedicine laws in many countries.