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Get Your Updated COVID-19 Vaccine With TRICARE

Sep. 21, 2023

Updated COVID-19 vaccines are now available for people ages 6 months and older. Here’s how to get the updated...
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TRICARE Q&A: Getting Care With Active Duty Denta...

Sep. 20, 2023

Most active duty service members (ADSMs) get dental care at military dental clinics, also known as military...
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Q&A: TRICARE For Life and Your Family

Sep. 14, 2023

Learn how your family’s TRICARE coverage works when one family member becomes eligible for Medicare and...
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TRICARE Tips to Protect Your Teeth in a Dental E...

Sep. 06, 2023

Dental emergencies can happen anywhere, at any time. Fortunately, the TRICARE Dental Program covers emergency...
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Copayments, Cost-Shares, and Other TRICARE Costs...

Aug. 29, 2023

When it comes to health care costs, “copayment,” “cost-share,” and “deductible” are terms you might hear a...
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TRICARE Laboratory Developed Tests Demonstration...

Aug. 23, 2023

The Defense Health Agency (DHA) announced the five-year extension of the Laboratory Developed Tests (LDTs)...
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Stay on Top of TRICARE Prescriptions With Expres...

Aug. 17, 2023

Do you need help managing your prescriptions? Express Scripts, the TRICARE pharmacy contractor, has a free,...
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Have Other Health Insurance? Here’s How It Works...

Aug. 15, 2023

If you have coverage in addition to TRICARE through your employer, your spouse’s employer, or a private...
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Nov. 30, 2020

TRICARE Select Group A Retiree Enrollment Fee Payments Due Now

Have you set up payment for your new TRICARE Select 2021 enrollment fees yet? If not, time is running out. If you’re a TRICARE Select Group A: If you or your sponsor’s initial enlistment or appointment occurred before January 1, 2018, you are in Group A. retiree, you must set up your payment by Dec. 31 if you want to have TRICARE Select or TRICARE Overseas Program Select coverage on Jan. 1, 2021. You’ll be disenrolled from TRICARE if your TRICARE contractor doesn’t receive your payment.

Nov. 27, 2020

Found a TRICARE Plan? Enroll Using One of These Options

You’ve entered open season and decided on a TRICARE Prime or TRICARE Select plan for you and your family. Ready for the next step? It’s now time to enroll. Depending on your beneficiary category and TRICARE plan, you may have to pay enrollment fees when you enroll. By staying up to date on the TRICARE enrollment process, you and your family can get the most out of your coverage.

Nov. 25, 2020

What Plan is Right for You, TRICARE Prime or TRICARE Select?

The annual TRICARE Open Season is underway until Dec. 14. This is your chance to make changes to your current health coverage or enroll in a new TRICARE Prime (including the US Family Health Plan) or TRICARE Select plan. But do you know which plan best meets your needs?

Nov. 23, 2020

Active Duty Family Member? Find TRICARE Coverage Options to Match Your Needs

Are you an active duty family member (ADFM) thinking about changing your TRICARE health plan? If so, you can do so now. The TRICARE Open Season—your chance to enroll or make changes to your health plan for next year—runs until Dec. 14. Looking for dental or vision coverage? This is also the time to find options for you and your family.

Nov. 16, 2020

Join the Nov. 19 Webinar on TRICARE, FEDVIP Open Seasons

Open season is here. Don’t miss your chance to make your choice for 2021 health coverage, as well as dental or vision coverage before open season ends on Dec. 14. To learn more about open season and your options, join the “TRICARE Open Season is Here—What to Do?” webinar on Nov. 19, from 1 to 2 p.m. ET.

Nov. 16, 2020

Q&A: Set Up Your TRICARE Select Enrollment Fee Allotment

Are you a TRICARE Select Group AIf you or your sponsor’s initial enlistment or appointment occurred before January 1, 2018, you are in Group A. retiree or family member? If so, you need to set up your automatic monthly payments for your new TRICARE Select enrollment fees. Setting up your payment plan now with your TRICARE regional contractor will ensure your TRICARE Select coverage continues in 2021. The following are some questions and answers about who needs to set up payment, how to set up your payment, and why you shouldn’t wait to do so.

Nov. 10, 2020

TRICARE Open Season 2020

With TRICARE Open Season 2020 around the corner, now is the time to check your eligibility. To learn more, visit: www.tricare.mil/OpenSeason20.

Nov. 10, 2020

Act Now: Set Up Payment for TRICARE Select Enrollment Fees

If you’re a TRICARE Select Group A retiree, you may now set up monthly automatic payments for your new 2021 TRICARE Select enrollment fees. You need to take action if you want to maintain your TRICARE Select coverage in 2021. You don’t need to wait for TRICARE Open Season to begin to do this.

Nov. 9, 2020

Act Now: TRICARE Open Season Starts Today

TRICARE Open Season begins today, Monday, Nov. 9 and ends Monday, Dec. 14. If you’re enrolled in or eligible for a TRICARE Prime option or TRICARE Select, open season applies to you. This is your chance to enroll in a health plan or change your health plan for next year.

Nov. 9, 2020

Federal Benefits Open Season Starts Today: What this Means for TRICARE Beneficiaries

Are you deciding on a TRICARE health plan for you and your family? Don’t forget to consider your dental and vision needs, too. Enrolling in a Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP) plan may help you get the care you need. And your chance to do so is now during Federal Benefits Open Season, which runs from Nov. 9 to Dec. 14.