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Change Healthcare Cyberattack Impact on MHS Phar...

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Feb. 22, 2024

A reported cyberattack on the nation’s largest commercial prescription processor, Change Healthcare, has...
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Preventing TRICARE Fraud and Abuse Is Everyone’s...

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Feb. 14, 2024

Fraud and abuse can target your TRICARE medical, pharmacy, and dental coverage. If you think someone is...
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Learn About TRICARE Pharmacy Network Changes for...

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Feb. 06, 2024

The TRICARE Pharmacy Program is improving how we manage specialty drugs. Starting March 1, Accredo will...
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Headed To the Doctor? Bring Proof of Your TRICAR...

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Feb. 01, 2024

Are you preparing for a trip to the doctor’s office or the pharmacy? If so, make sure you have proof of your...
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Explore What TRICARE Covers

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Jan. 25, 2024

TRICARE offers comprehensive coverage to help you get and stay healthy. Knowing what’s included in this...
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4 Reminders About Getting Care With TRICARE For ...

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Jan. 23, 2024

Do you have TRICARE For Life? Knowing how Medicare coverage works can help you avoid unexpected costs. Learn...
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For Service Members, Access to Mental Health Car...

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Jan. 22, 2024

The Brandon Act has greatly simplified and sped up the process of helping service members get mental health...
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How TRICARE Covers Ambulance Services

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Jan. 17, 2024

In some emergencies, an ambulance could be the difference between life and death. Fortunately, your TRICARE...
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July 6, 2022

Retirement on the Horizon? TRICARE July 21 Webinar Is For You

Planning for your retirement can feel as overwhelming as it is exciting. So when it comes to knowing about your health care options, TRICARE has a webinar to help you navigate this new phase of life. Register for the July 21 webinar, “What Happens to Your TRICARE Coverage After Retiring?,” from 1 to 2 p.m. ET. The webinar will provide you with an overview of how your status change affects you and your family’s medical coverage. You must register to participate.

June 30, 2022

New to TRICARE? Handbook Helps You Learn Your Health Plan Options

If you’re curious about your TRICARE health plan options, the TRICARE Choices in the United States Handbook can help. Whether you’re on active duty, separating from service, retiring, or a family member, this all-in-one handbook provides an overview of your stateside health care options. It also describes your pharmacy, dental, and vision coverage options.

June 28, 2022

Make Sure Your Child Takes the Right TRICARE Plan to College

For many parents, summer is a time of preparation, as they help their children get ready to move away to college. For your child, it might be their first time away from home. Will they have health care if they get sick or injured? Fortunately, your child’s TRICARE coverage will stay with them in college if enrolled full-time and meeting eligibility requirements.

June 21, 2022

Have TRICARE Prime? Point-of-Service Option May Offer Some Flexibility

Do you have a TRICARE Prime plan? If so, your primary care manager (PCM) handles all your routine care.

June 16, 2022

Continuous Glucose Monitors Now Available as a TRICARE Pharmacy Benefit

If you use a continuous glucose monitor (CGM), you’re in luck. TRICARE Pharmacy Program now covers two brands of CGMs. These are the Abbott FreeStyle Libre 2 and the Dexcom G6. Previously, CGMs were only available as durable medical equipment (DME) under the TRICARE medical benefit. CGMs continue to be covered as a DME medical benefit, but they’re also now available as part of your pharmacy benefit.

June 14, 2022

Q&A: Understanding the Updated Autism Care Demonstration

Since 2014, the Comprehensive Autism Care Demonstration (ACD) has provided Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) services to TRICARE beneficiaries diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The ACD has gone through many updates over the years. The goal of these updates is to provide the best possible care to cover clinically necessary and appropriate ABA services for ASD. Also, ABA services are just one of many TRICARE benefits available to children with ASD.

June 2, 2022

How to Use TRICARE and Other Health Insurance at the Pharmacy

Do you have other pharmacy coverage in addition to the TRICARE Pharmacy Program? Maybe you have coverage through your employer or a private plan that you’ve purchased. TRICARE calls this other health insurance (OHI). Some OHI includes a prescription drug benefit that can be used with TRICARE. Learning more about OHI and TRICARE pharmacy benefits can save you time and money.

May 31, 2022

TRICARE Fact Sheet Helps You Find Your Right Dental Plan

Want to get the most out of your TRICARE dental coverage? Remember that dental coverage is separate from TRICARE’s medical coverage. Your dental coverage is based on who you are. So, it’s important to know the difference between plans. To learn what each dental plan offers and whether you qualify, you can start with the TRICARE Dental Options Fact Sheet.

May 26, 2022

Get the Latest COVID-19 Info on Boosters and Treatment

Are you continuing to protect yourself against COVID-19? Scientific evidence shows that the COVID-19 vaccines and booster doses are effective in protecting people. They protect people both from infection and especially from severe outcomes of the virus. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is now recommending a second COVID-19 booster for people in certain groups, and a first booster for children ages 5 through 11.

May 23, 2022

TRICARE Answers Your Questions About Baby Formula

The shortage of baby formula is having an impact on millions of families. This includes military families living in the U.S. and overseas. It’s important you know what TRICARE does and doesn’t cover. Here are a few questions and answers about infant formula coverage to help.