Heart Health: BAMC incorporates lifestyle medicine into cardiac rehab program

Look After Your Heart With Help From TRICARE

Apr. 04, 2024

Keeping your heart healthy is important at every age. Catching heart disease early gives you the best chance...
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Check Out the Latest TRICARE Dental Program News...

Apr. 02, 2024

The latest issue of the TRICARE Health Matters Dental Newsletter is now online. It's full of information about...
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Q&A: How TRICARE Covers Durable Medical Equipment

Mar. 28, 2024

TRICARE covers a range of DME, so you and your family can make the most of this equipment if you need it.
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The HIPAA Privacy Rule and Military Health Care:...

Mar. 21, 2024

Are you the parent or legal sponsor of a minor child? If so, there are things you should know about what...
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Get To Know Your TRICARE Options in the U.S.

Mar. 20, 2024

Are you new to TRICARE and wondering what your health, dental, and vision coverage options are? If you live in...
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New Feature of MHS GENESIS Patient Portal Allows...

Mar. 15, 2024

The Defense Health Agency has launched a new feature that lets you request prescription refills through MHS...
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Maintaining Your Military Health Records Overseas

Mar. 12, 2024

No matter where you live, it’s important for your electronic health record to be complete and up to date. For...
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DOD Amends Assisted Reproductive Services Policy...

Mar. 11, 2024

DOD amended its policy covering assisted reproductive technology services to expand access for severely ill...
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Aug. 23, 2022

Let’s Talk: Youth, Mental Health, and TRICARE

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, mental health challenges among youth are on the rise nationwide. During childhood, mental wellness is especially important because it contributes to physical health, resiliency, and social skills.

Aug. 18, 2022

Learn How TRICARE’s Extended Care Health Option Works for Families With Special Needs

Are you aware of the Extended Care Health Option (ECHO)? This TRICARE option is available for eligible active duty family members (ADFMs) with special needs.

Aug. 16, 2022

What to Expect if You Need to File a TRICARE Pharmacy Claim

When you use the TRICARE Pharmacy Program benefit, you may wonder if you must file claims for reimbursement for prescription drugs. Here’s an overview of when and how to successfully file pharmacy claims.

Aug. 11, 2022

Deployed Overseas? Get MyCare Overseas App to Help With Your Health Care

There can be so many unknowns if you’ve never served away from home. Especially when it comes to health care. Are you wondering how the health care system works where you’re going to? Do you have questions about translation services, emergency care, or network providers? If so, International SOS Government Services, Inc. (International SOS), the TRICARE Overseas Program (TOP) contractor, offers the MyCare Overseas mobile app. The app helps those enrolled in TRICARE Prime Overseas, TRICARE Prime Remote Overseas, or TRICARE Select Overseas navigate health care services in a new country.  

Aug. 9, 2022

Retiring From National Guard or Reserve? Know Your TRICARE Options

Are you thinking about retiring from the National Guard or Reserve? Retirement benefits depend on your age and service time.

Aug. 4, 2022

Learn the Most Recent Age Requirements for COVID-19 Vaccines and Boosters

The COVID-19 virus hasn’t gone away. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), viruses like COVID-19 constantly change through mutation. Sometimes these mutations result in a new variant of the virus, such as the Omicron variant.

July 28, 2022

Have TRICARE For Life Costs Questions? Find Answers Here

Are you curious about how Medicare and TRICARE For Life (TFL) work together? Medicare pays first and TRICARE pays second, unless you have other health insurance (OHI). Either way, it’s good to know what costs are involved when you have both Medicare and TRICARE.

July 26, 2022

5 Health Care Checkups for Your Child Before School Starts

Summer isn’t quite over yet, but it’s almost back-to-school season. For parents, this means that it’s time to make a list of all the things your child needs for the new school year. As you begin to shop for new notebooks, pencils, binders, and clothes, don’t forget your child’s school-related health checklist. Now is the time to schedule appointments and beat the rush, as health care providers are usually busy just before the school year begins. TRICARE provides several clinical preventive services for children.

July 14, 2022

Pregnant or Expecting? This Brochure Tells You What TRICARE Covers

You may be planning to have a child, or perhaps you’re already expecting. Are you familiar with what TRICARE covers for maternity and newborn care? If not, the TRICARE Maternity Care Brochure has information to help you learn about maternity care services, delivery options, costs, and newborn care.

July 12, 2022

7 Questions to Help You With Your Next PCS Move

Will you be embarking on a permanent change of station (PCS) this summer? This can bring big adjustments for you and your family. However, whether you’re moving stateside or overseas, your TRICARE coverage will move with you. Still, you need to be prepared.