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Military Pharmacies Restored to Full Operations ...

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Apr. 11, 2024

Military pharmacies have returned to normal operations following a February cyberattack on the nation's...
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The Power of Prevention: Get Cancer Screenings W...

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Apr. 09, 2024

Catching cancer early is one of the best ways to protect yourself and your loved ones from cancer. Routine...
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Heart Health: BAMC incorporates lifestyle medicine into cardiac rehab program

Look After Your Heart With Help From TRICARE

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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...

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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

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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:...

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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.

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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...

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Mar. 15, 2024

The Defense Health Agency has launched a new feature that lets you request prescription refills through MHS...
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March 10, 2022

TRICARE Pharmacy Home Delivery: A Safe, Convenient Way to Get Your Prescriptions

Are you regularly filling a prescription for a medical condition? If so, choosing the right pharmacy option can save you a great deal of time and money. For many TRICARE beneficiaries, the cheapest, most convenient option is TRICARE Pharmacy Home Delivery.

March 9, 2022

Have TRICARE For Life Questions? Register for March 31 Webinar

Will you soon be eligible for Medicare and TRICARE coverage? If yes, be sure to join the TRICARE webinar, “How to Get Started with Medicare and TRICARE,” on March 31, from 1 to 2 p.m. ET. This webinar will help you learn the basics of TRICARE For Life (TFL) and the steps to take to get TFL coverage. You must register to participate.

March 3, 2022

Have Questions About Your Coverage? Start With the TRICARE Plans Overview

Did you know that there are multiple TRICARE health plans? They’re all outlined in the TRICARE Plans Overview. If you’re eligible for or enrolled in a TRICARE plan, this resource highlights key features, including eligibility, how to get care, and costs information for different health plans.

March 1, 2022

Near Patient Program Provides Support to TRICARE Families Overseas

When you’re sick or injured, you want simple access to health care services no matter where you are. That’s one of the reasons why International SOS Government Services, Inc., the TRICARE Overseas Program (TOP) contractor, introduced the Near Patient Program.

Feb. 25, 2022

Answering Your Questions About COVID-19 Testing

COVID-19 continues to spread, now as the Omicron variant. Getting vaccinated is the most effective way to protect you and your family from getting seriously ill, getting hospitalized, or dying. You should also make sure you’re up to date with your vaccines. Testing is another important step you can take to protect yourself and others.

Feb. 24, 2022

Tobacco and Your Oral Health

There’s a great deal of scientific information that proves using tobacco products is seriously harmful to your health. Nicotine products can increase your risks for cancer of the throat, lungs, and stomach. Also, tobacco products can negatively impact your oral health in several ways.

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.