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TRICARE Preventive Health Benefits Women Should ...

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May. 25, 2023

It’s important for all women to get their recommended preventive services. TRICARE covers all clinical...
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5 Tips To Start a Conversation About Getting Men...

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May. 24, 2023

“How are you?” It’s a question almost everyone answers every day. Like most, your usual response is probably,...
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Getting a New Prescription? Check TRICARE Formul...

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May. 16, 2023

You’re at a medical appointment and you’re getting a new prescription. Before your provider sends an...
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How COVID-19 Public Health Emergency’s End Affec...

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May. 15, 2023

The Public Health Emergency (PHE) for COVID-19 expired at the end of May 11. You might be wondering what this...
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Key Things To Know About Your TRICARE Primary Ca...

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May. 10, 2023

If you’re a new or longtime TRICARE Prime enrollee, you need to know about your primary care manager (PCM)...
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Brandon Act Aims to Improve Mental Health Support

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May. 05, 2023

The Brandon Act aims at improving the referral process for service members seeking a mental health evaluation...
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Turning 65 Soon? Sign Up for May 18 TRICARE For ...

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May. 04, 2023

Most people become entitled to Medicare when they reach age 65. If you or a family member will turn 65 this...
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Know Which Vaccines You Need and How TRICARE Cov...

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May. 03, 2023

TRICARE covers age-appropriate doses of vaccines, based on Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...
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Feb. 22, 2022

Tips to Prevent Winter Injuries

It isn’t quite spring yet, and dangerous winter weather hasn’t quite gone away. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says cold weather puts an extra strain on the heart. Also, cold-weather injuries such as hypothermia, frostbite, and falls can occur if you aren’t careful. What can you do to stay safe? Follow these tips to help prevent winter injuries, and know your TRICARE options for getting care in case an injury occurs.

Feb. 17, 2022

Winter Safety Tips to Stay Safe and Healthy

Winter can be a hazardous time of year, and we still have more than a month left before it’s finished. Frigid temperatures and slick roads can be dangerous. Being prepared and knowing your TRICARE health care options will help you and your family remain safe this winter. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides a number of winter safety tips to help you prepare for freezing temperatures and prevent injuries and illness.

Feb. 15, 2022

Is Your DEERS Information Up to Date?

When is the last time you checked to see if your information in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS) is up to date? If it’s been a while, take time to log in to DEERS and review your information. Keeping information on you and your family current in DEERS is important. Inaccurate information in the DEERS database could prevent you from being able to use your TRICARE benefits properly.

Feb. 10, 2022

What to Know About Preventive Dental Care

These days, it can be easy to forget to make an appointment to see the dentist for a routine checkup. Maybe you brush twice and floss every day.

Feb. 8, 2022

5 Reasons to Check Your Prescription on the TRICARE Formulary Search Tool

Do you have questions about your prescription drug? Maybe you don’t know where you can fill your new prescription, or how much it will cost.

Feb. 1, 2022

What You Need to Know About TRICARE Qualifying Life Events

The new year is upon us. Will 2022 be a year of big changes? If so, how will those changes affect you and your health care coverage? It isn’t uncommon for military families to experience lots of change. That’s why TRICARE allows you to enroll in, or change your TRICARE coverage after certain events, known as Qualifying Life Events (QLEs).

Jan. 27, 2022

Need Help Managing Your Weight? See What TRICARE Covers

Do you or a family member need help with weight management? You are not alone. The National Institutes of Health found that about two-thirds of U.S. adults are overweight or obese. Even if there’s no obesity in your family and if you’re satisfied with your current weight, striving to maintain a healthy weight lowers your risk of serious health conditions.

Jan. 25, 2022

What Will You Pay? Check TRICARE Cost Resource

Have questions about health care, pharmacy, or dental costs? You should check out the TRICARE Costs and Fees 2022 Fact Sheet. This resource provides an overview of most of your costs and fees for TRICARE health plans, the TRICARE Pharmacy Program, and the TRICARE Dental Program.

Jan. 18, 2022

How to Get Urgent Care Under Your TRICARE Health Plan

Do you have an injury or illness that isn’t quite serious enough for a trip to the emergency room? This might be the right time to go to an urgent care center. Most TRICARE beneficiaries can go to an urgent care center whenever they need to. You just want to be sure to check out and follow the urgent care rules for your health plan.

Jan. 13, 2022

New to TRICARE? Check Out TRICARE 101

Are you a recent TRICARE enrollee, newly eligible to enroll, or even a seasoned user? If you have any questions about your TRICARE benefits, you should first check out the TRICARE 101 page. Here, you can find information and resources to help answer questions about TRICARE and your coverage.

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