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Going Overseas? TRICARE For Life Goes With You

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Apr. 16, 2024

Do you have TRICARE For Life? If you live, move, or travel overseas, it’s important to know how your coverage...
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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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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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Sept. 26, 2023

TRICARE Dental Program Is Your Ally in the Fight Against Oral Cancer

According to the National Institutes of Health, health care providers diagnose about 54,000 new cases of oral cancer per year in the United States. As with all types of cancer, education and early detection are critical. Learn how to spot the warning signs of oral cancer before the disease can spread.

Sept. 21, 2023

Get Your Updated COVID-19 Vaccine With TRICARE

Updated COVID-19 vaccines are now available for people ages 6 months and older. Here’s how to get the updated vaccine at no cost.

Sept. 20, 2023

TRICARE Q&A: Getting Care With Active Duty Dental Program

Most active duty service members (ADSMs) get dental care at military dental clinics, also known as military dental treatment facilities (DTFs). However, some care can’t be completed at a DTF. In these cases, you get care from civilian dentists through the Active Duty Dental Program (ADDP).

Sept. 14, 2023

Q&A: TRICARE For Life and Your Family

Learn how your family’s TRICARE coverage works when one family member becomes eligible for Medicare and TRICARE For Life.

Sept. 6, 2023

TRICARE Tips to Protect Your Teeth in a Dental Emergency

Dental emergencies can happen anywhere, at any time. Fortunately, the TRICARE Dental Program covers emergency dental care. You’ll pay no cost-share for emergency dental services regardless of your pay grade or location. But there are still steps you may need to take to ensure your teeth and gums stay protected in an emergency.

Aug. 29, 2023

Copayments, Cost-Shares, and Other TRICARE Costs You Should Know

When it comes to health care costs, “copayment,” “cost-share,” and “deductible” are terms you might hear a lot. But what do these terms mean, and how might they affect you?

Aug. 23, 2023

TRICARE Laboratory Developed Tests Demonstration Extended, Certain Tests Now Covered

The Defense Health Agency (DHA) announced the five-year extension of the Laboratory Developed Tests (LDTs) Demonstration. This means that if you have TRICARE, you’ll continue to have access to certain LDTs that aren’t approved by the Food and Drug Administration. The DHA also announced that TRICARE will now cover several preconception and prenatal carrier screenings that were previously offered through the demonstration as part of the basic TRICARE benefit.

Aug. 17, 2023

Stay on Top of TRICARE Prescriptions With Express Scripts App

Do you need help managing your prescriptions? Express Scripts, the TRICARE pharmacy contractor, has a free, easy-to-use app that can help. The Express Scripts Pharmacy mobile app is a secure way to stay on top of taking your medication. The app is full of useful features, like dose reminders and the ability to approve refills. Here’s a look at some of the ways the app can help you.

Aug. 15, 2023

Have Other Health Insurance? Here’s How It Works With TRICARE

If you have coverage in addition to TRICARE through your employer, your spouse’s employer, or a private insurance program, you have other health insurance (OHI). Certain OHI plans can affect your TRICARE health, dental, and pharmacy benefits. Here are six tips to help you learn how TRICARE works when you also use OHI.

Aug. 9, 2023

How To Find Your TRICARE Referrals

If you have a TRICARE Prime plan, referrals play a big role in how you get health care. A referral is when your primary care manager (PCM) sends you to see another provider. If your PCM needs to refer you to a civilian provider, your TRICARE regional contractor also plays a role in the referral process.