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TRICARE Preventive Health Benefits Women Should ...

May. 25, 2023

It’s important for all women to get their recommended preventive services. TRICARE covers all clinical...
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5 Tips To Start a Conversation About Getting Men...

May. 24, 2023

“How are you?” It’s a question almost everyone answers every day. Like most, your usual response is probably,...
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Getting a New Prescription? Check TRICARE Formul...

May. 16, 2023

You’re at a medical appointment and you’re getting a new prescription. Before your provider sends an...
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How COVID-19 Public Health Emergency’s End Affec...

May. 15, 2023

The Public Health Emergency (PHE) for COVID-19 expired at the end of May 11. You might be wondering what this...
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Key Things To Know About Your TRICARE Primary Ca...

May. 10, 2023

If you’re a new or longtime TRICARE Prime enrollee, you need to know about your primary care manager (PCM)...
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Brandon Act Aims to Improve Mental Health Support

May. 05, 2023

The Brandon Act aims at improving the referral process for service members seeking a mental health evaluation...
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Turning 65 Soon? Sign Up for May 18 TRICARE For ...

May. 04, 2023

Most people become entitled to Medicare when they reach age 65. If you or a family member will turn 65 this...
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Know Which Vaccines You Need and How TRICARE Cov...

May. 03, 2023

TRICARE covers age-appropriate doses of vaccines, based on Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...
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Sept. 12, 2022

Q&A: What You Need to Know for Federal Benefits Open Season

The Federal Benefits Open Season starts Nov. 14 and ends Dec. 12, 2022. This open season is for dental and vision coverage through the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP).

Sept. 12, 2022

A Checklist to Help You Prepare for 2022 TRICARE Open Season

TRICARE Open Season starts in the fall. That’s the time when most families can make changes to their TRICARE health care coverage for next year. Preparing for open season now can help you make the best selection for you and your family later.

Sept. 8, 2022

Have TRICARE For Life Questions? Register for September 29 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 Sept. 29, from 1 to 2 p.m. ET.

Sept. 1, 2022

New Cultural Exemption Affects Midwife Services for TRICARE Families in Germany

Are you living in Germany? Are you planning to have a child? If so, there are some important updates about midwife services TRICARE covers for families in Germany.

Aug. 30, 2022

Make Sure You Understand Recent TRICARE Telehealth Policy Changes

At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Defense Health Agency (DHA) made several temporary updates to the TRICARE benefit regarding telehealth. These temporary policy updates allowed you to get care safely during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Aug. 25, 2022

TRICARE Helps You Stay On Top of Preventive Health Care

There are many things you can do to stay healthy. Eat nutritious foods. Move your body through exercise or recreation. Stay at a healthy weight. Don’t use tobacco or drugs. Limit alcohol intake. And get plenty of sleep. But an important part of being—and staying—healthy is getting regular preventive health care checkups.

Aug. 23, 2022

Let’s Talk: Youth, Mental Health, and TRICARE

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, mental health challenges among youth are on the rise nationwide. During childhood, mental wellness is especially important because it contributes to physical health, resiliency, and social skills.

Aug. 18, 2022

Learn How TRICARE’s Extended Care Health Option Works for Families With Special Needs

Are you aware of the Extended Care Health Option (ECHO)? This TRICARE option is available for eligible active duty family members (ADFMs) with special needs.

Aug. 16, 2022

What to Expect if You Need to File a TRICARE Pharmacy Claim

When you use the TRICARE Pharmacy Program benefit, you may wonder if you must file claims for reimbursement for prescription drugs. Here’s an overview of when and how to successfully file pharmacy claims.

Aug. 11, 2022

Deployed Overseas? Get MyCare Overseas App to Help With Your Health Care

There can be so many unknowns if you’ve never served away from home. Especially when it comes to health care. Are you wondering how the health care system works where you’re going to? Do you have questions about translation services, emergency care, or network providers? If so, International SOS Government Services, Inc. (International SOS), the TRICARE Overseas Program (TOP) contractor, offers the MyCare Overseas mobile app. The app helps those enrolled in TRICARE Prime Overseas, TRICARE Prime Remote Overseas, or TRICARE Select Overseas navigate health care services in a new country.  

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