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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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March 2, 2021

Find Answers to Your TRICARE Cost Questions

Have you ever received a medical bill that was higher or lower than you expected it to be? If so, you aren’t alone. Health care cost language can often be confusing, and it may not always be clear how much you need to pay for a particular heath service.

Feb. 25, 2021

New to TDP? Get to Know Your TRICARE Dental Program Benefits

Did you know that February is National Children’s Dental Health Month? But anytime is the perfect time to emphasize the importance of good oral health with your child. And part of that involves making sure they have dental coverage.

Feb. 23, 2021

Coast Guard Retirees Now Can Pay TRICARE Enrollment Fees by Allotment

Group A retirees now pay enrollment fees to maintain their TRICARE Select or TRICARE Overseas Program Select coverage. If you’re a U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Public Health Service, or National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) retiree, you can now pay your enrollment fees by allotment.

Feb. 23, 2021

DHA Launches Pilot to Tackle Mental Health Effects of Sexual Trauma

Sexual trauma can happen to anyone, and it can have long-term effects on your mental health. But it isn’t something you have to deal with alone. There’s help available if you need it. If you’re an active duty service member (ADSM) who has experienced sexual trauma at any time, you may be eligible to participate in the Sexual Trauma Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) Pilot.

Feb. 18, 2021

More Options to Get COVID-19 Vaccine

As part of the ongoing response to COVID-19, the federal government has launched the Federal Retail Pharmacy Program for COVID-19 Vaccination. This new program is a collaboration between the federal government, states, territories, and 21 national pharmacies and independent pharmacy networks to increase access to the COVID-19 vaccine in the U.S.

Feb. 17, 2021

COVID-19 vaccine does not affect fertility, immunization experts say

You’re pregnant, or you’re breastfeeding. Should you get a COVID-19 vaccine? That’s a question on the minds of many military frontline health care workers today. The short answer is that it’s an individual’s choice, and military health experts say the vaccine is well worth considering.

Feb. 11, 2021

Disenrolled from TRICARE Select? Here’s How to Reinstate Your Coverage

As of Jan. 1, 2021, TRICARE Select Group A retirees are required to pay enrollment fees each month. If you didn’t set up your enrollment fees for TRICARE Select or TRICARE Overseas Program Select coverage last year, you were disenrolled from your plan effective Dec. 31, 2020 (TRICARE Select replaced TRICARE Standard and TRICARE Extra in 2018.). If you want to have TRICARE Select coverage this year, you must request reinstatement with your TRICARE contractor. You have until June 30, 2021 to make your request.

Feb. 10, 2021

When Can I Get the COVID-19 Vaccine?

The big question on the mind of many TRICARE beneficiaries is, “When can I get the COVID-19 vaccine?” The Department of Defense (DoD) is offering the COVID-19 vaccine to service members, retirees, and their families through different phases of the schema.

Feb. 4, 2021

How to Find What Your TRICARE Plan Covers

Are you familiar with all the ways TRICARE covers you? TRICARE offers comprehensive coverage to help you get and stay healthy. This year, get familiar with what’s covered. Knowing what services are and aren’t covered will help you avoid unexpected out-of-pocket costs.

Feb. 2, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccination Options for the Selected Reserve Members (Including National Guard)

Are you a National Guard or Selected Reserve member with questions about how to get the COVID-19 vaccine? TRICARE has the answers you’re looking for.