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Q&A: What To Know as New TRICARE Contracts Begin...

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May. 15, 2024

New TRICARE managed care support contracts, known as T-5, will start on Jan. 1, 2025. The new contracts will...
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Retiring? Get Answers to Your TRICARE Questions ...

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May. 08, 2024

Are you or your sponsor approaching retirement from active duty or the National Guard or Reserve? On Thursday,...
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9 Military Hospitals Receive Highest Leapfrog Gr...

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May. 03, 2024

The Defense Health Agency announced May 1, 2024, that nine military hospitals received an “A” Leapfrog...
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TRICARE and Marriage: What You Need To Know

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May. 02, 2024

Getting married is an exciting time in your life. If you’re a new military spouse, there are certain things...
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Age 45 or Older? Screen for Colorectal Cancer Wi...

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May. 01, 2024

Colorectal cancer is on the rise in people under 50 in the United States. Recent guidelines state that anyone...
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National Guard and Reserve Members: Explore Plan...

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Apr. 25, 2024

Are you a National Guard or Reserve member looking to learn more about your TRICARE plan options? The TRICARE...
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Expecting a Child? Here’s How TRICARE Covers Mat...

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Apr. 23, 2024

Recently learned you’re expecting a baby? Congratulations! TRICARE is here to help you get the care you need...
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Improving Outcomes: How TRICARE Covers Cancer Cl...

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Apr. 22, 2024

If you have cancer, clinical trials can offer a path to innovative new treatments and improved care in the...
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July 27, 2023

Understanding Medicare Part D and TRICARE Pharmacy Coverage

You may already have TRICARE For Life (TFL). Or perhaps you’re eligible to transition to this coverage soon. Either way, you may have questions about your TRICARE prescription drug coverage. For instance, you may wonder if you need to have Medicare Part D, Medicare’s prescription coverage. You don’t need Medicare Part D to have TFL. That’s because TFL has the same prescription drug coverage as other TRICARE health plans. (This doesn’t include the US Family Health Plan.)

July 25, 2023

Beat the Back-to-School Rush: TRICARE Preventive Health Checks for Kids

It helps to get required back-to-school health checks before the last minute. Summer vacation is also a perfect time to get other health care services for your kids, like dental and eye exams.

July 20, 2023

Learn How Qualifying Life Events Work at August 10 TRICARE Webinar

What do moving, getting married, having a baby, and retiring from active duty have in common? They’re all TRICARE Qualifying Life Events, also known as QLEs. QLEs can affect your TRICARE coverage. Join TRICARE Thursday, Aug. 10, from 1 to 2 p.m. ET for a webinar, “Moving, Marriage, and More: What TRICARE QLEs Mean for You.”

July 18, 2023

TRICARE Q&A: Managing Your DEERS Record

Has it been a while since the last time you checked your Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS) record? If so, take a moment to make sure your information is up to date.

July 13, 2023

TRICARE Tips for Finding and Choosing a Pharmacy

Do you need to fill or refill a prescription? You have four pharmacy options for filling your prescription. Before you take a trip to the pharmacy, take a moment to learn about these options.

July 13, 2023

Key to Beating Burnout: Prioritizing Self-Care

Many service members work in high stress high intensity environments, and the demands of the mission and challenges posed by military life can lead to a risk of burnout. If you or someone you care about is showing signs of burnout, talk to your doctor or a trusted individual for assistance.

June 28, 2023

Explore How TRICARE Covers Young Adults

Is your child a recent high school or college graduate? You might be wondering how this affects their TRICARE eligibility.

June 27, 2023

All Trauma Can Cause Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Post-traumatic stress disorder is commonly associated with combat-related trauma, but service members may not know that PTSD can also be caused by experiences beyond the battlefield.

June 22, 2023

Add a Caregiver to Your TRICARE Express Scripts Account

Are you a TRICARE beneficiary with an Express Scripts account for your prescription drugs? If you are, you can now add authorized caregivers to your online account. Why the change? Because TRICARE understands that you may sometimes need support in managing your medications.

June 20, 2023

TRICARE Preventive Health Services for Men of All Ages

Did you know that June is Men’s Health Month? If you’re a man, it’s a good time to take stock of your overall health. Seeing a health care provider for preventive services can help men of all ages by detecting health problems early, before they become life-threatening.