TRICARE encourages you to focus on your mental health during the holidays and throughout the year. There are steps you can take and resources you can use to manage the holidays. Remember, you’re not alone, and help is close at hand.

Holiday Resilience: How TRICARE Supports Your Me...

Nov. 29, 2023

For many people, the holiday season brings expectations of joy. But for some, the holidays may be a time of...
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TRICARE Open Season is here. Now through Dec. 12, most people enrolled in or eligible for TRICARE Prime or TRICARE Select can make enrollment changes for next year. Open season doesn’t apply to everyone who uses TRICARE.

Does TRICARE Open Season Apply to Me?

Nov. 20, 2023

TRICARE Open Season is here. Now through Dec. 12, most people enrolled in or eligible for TRICARE Prime or...
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U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Connor Colassaco, 52nd Medical Group pharmacy vault custodian, reaches for medication at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Dec. 14, 2022. Members of the pharmacy count and label all controlled medication to ensure it is properly inventoried. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jessica Sanchez-Chen)

Getting TRICARE Prescriptions Overseas

Nov. 16, 2023

No matter where you live or travel, it’s important to have the prescription drugs you need. To help make this...
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TRICARE Open Season 2023, November 13-December 12, 2023

TRICARE Open Season Is Here: Explore Your Health...

Nov. 13, 2023

TRICARE Open Season begins Nov. 13. For many TRICARE beneficiaries, this is your chance to enroll in a health...
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Pharmacist in military pharmacy

Find Out What Your TRICARE Pharmacy Costs Will B...

Nov. 09, 2023

Do you get prescription drugs through the TRICARE Pharmacy Program? Copayments for most beneficiaries are...
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Join us for a TRICARE Facebook Live on open season on Nov. 16 at 2 p.m. ET. For more information, visit

Learn About TRICARE Open Season During Nov. 16 F...

Nov. 08, 2023

Do you need help understanding your health plan options during TRICARE Open Season? Join us for a TRICARE...
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Airman hugging kids.

Know Your 2024 TRICARE Health Plan Costs

Nov. 07, 2023

With a new year fast approaching, you may see changes to your TRICARE health plan costs starting on Jan. 1,...
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Service member gets flu shot from other service member.

Protect Your Family With Flu, COVID-19, and RSV ...

Nov. 02, 2023

Are you preparing to spend time with friends and family this holiday season? Now is a good time to make sure...
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Dec. 28, 2022

Know These TRICARE Basics To Make the Most of Your Plan

Familiarizing yourself with your health plan is key to making the most of your benefits. Here are some TRICARE basics to be familiar with.

Dec. 22, 2022

Changes to TRICARE Expected in 2024

A new TRICARE contract that facilitates beneficiary health care in the civilian sector, known as T-5, is expected to start in 2024. The changes will improve the delivery, quality, and cost of health care services for service members, retirees, and their families.

Dec. 21, 2022

4 Changes Coming to TRICARE Pharmacy Program in 2023

As the new year approaches, make sure you’re aware of changes to the TRICARE Pharmacy Program that may affect you. While these changes offer several enhancements, some of the changes may require action on your part. This will ensure you have access to the prescription drugs you and your family members need.

Dec. 15, 2022

Breast Cancer Reminder: Get Your Annual Screening

Breast health and annual mammogram screenings should be your top priorities to protect against cancers and are easier than ever to schedule wherever you are.

Dec. 8, 2022

Continued Health Care Benefit Program Premiums Shifting to Calendar Year Cycle

Do you have health care coverage through the Continued Health Care Benefit Program (CHCBP)? You may have noticed that your current CHCBP premium rate extended this year through Dec. 31. Why? Because the CHCBP premium rate cycle is shifting from the federal government fiscal year (Oct. 1–Sept. 30) to the calendar year (Jan. 1–Dec. 31) next year. This means that every year, any future premium rate changes will go into effect on Jan. 1. The changes will happen automatically—you won’t need to do anything.

Dec. 6, 2022

Choose a TRICARE Health Plan Before Dec. 13 Deadline

Time is running out to evaluate your 2023 health care coverage. TRICARE Open Season ends on Tuesday, Dec. 13. This is the last day you can make changes to your coverage taking effect Jan. 1.

Dec. 1, 2022

Military Health System Offers a Variety of Contraceptive Care Services

The Military Health System offers service members and their families contraceptive care services—including access to all forms of medical and surgical contraception—for men and women.

Dec. 1, 2022

TRICARE Prime or TRICARE Select: How to Decide

Are you thinking about your health care options for 2023? TRICARE Open Season, which runs until Dec. 13, might be your only chance all year to make changes to your current health coverage or enroll in a TRICARE Prime option, including the US Family Health Plan, or TRICARE Select.

Nov. 25, 2022

Colorectal Cancer Screening Age Decreases to 45

Although the overall death rate from colorectal cancer has been on the decline in recent years, it remains the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. There has also been an increase in colorectal cancer-related death for people younger than 55, and an increase in diagnosis in patients between the ages of 40-49 over the past decade, according to the National Cancer Institute.

Nov. 22, 2022

Know the Difference: TRICARE Network Provider vs. Non-Network Provider

Are you looking for a new doctor? Finding the right doctor is crucial to your overall health. Regular checkups are one of the best ways to screen for diseases and prevent future health problems. When searching for a doctor, you may come across the term “network provider” or “non-network provider.” Understanding these two provider types matters to you and your family.