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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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March 29, 2023

Don’t Delay Your TRICARE Covered Cancer Screenings

If you had cancer, you’d probably want to know as soon as possible. That’s because when it comes to cancer, time is critical. Generally, the earlier a cancer is found, the easier it may be to treat or cure. Some types of cancer can be detected before a person even shows symptoms. TRICARE covers screenings for these cancers as part of your preventive care benefit.

March 22, 2023

Before Seeing the Dentist, Learn What TRICARE Dental Program Covers

Whether you’re seeing the dentist for a routine checkup or getting emergency dental care, the TRICARE Dental Program (TDP) covers a wide variety of dental services. It’s important to know which services TDP covers before your next dental visit.

March 16, 2023

TRICARE Pilots and Demonstrations: How You Benefit

TRICARE develops pilots and demonstrations to test new medical services, treatments, and approaches. These include initiatives for autism care, childbirth support, and low back pain. Certain groups have the chance to benefit from these services during an evaluation period. You should consider which ones may be helpful for you or a family member.

March 14, 2023

Retiring Soon? Get To Know Your TRICARE Options at March 30 Webinar

Are you or your sponsor getting ready to retire? Now’s a great time to make sure your TRICARE coverage will be ready too. Join us for a webinar, “Using TRICARE After Retirement,” on Thursday, March 30, from 1 to 2 p.m. ET. TRICARE experts will walk you through your TRICARE plan options and what you need to do avoid a gap in health coverage. You’ll also have an opportunity to ask questions. Sign up now to attend.

March 10, 2023

The New TRICARE Pharmacy Contract: Delivering Value for Military Families and Taxpayers

I’m proud of the work of our team at the Defense Department to negotiate and implement a new TRICARE pharmacy contract. The improvements that were made will not only establish stronger access standards and deliver exceptional value for military families, they will also improve efficiency and stewardship of taxpayer funds.

March 9, 2023

How Does TRICARE Cover Different Types of Care?

Do you know where to go if you break a bone? What would you do if you had the flu? It’s good to know the general types of health care available to you—especially when you need to make a quick decision about where to get care. And knowing how TRICARE covers each type can help you understand your health plan’s costs and rules for getting care.

March 7, 2023

Save Time, Money With a TDP Network Dentist

As a TRICARE Dental Program (TDP) enrollee, you can choose to go to any licensed and authorized dentist in the CONUS service area (50 United States, District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands). But it’s important to know the benefits of seeing a United Concordia TDP network dentist versus a non-network dentist.

Feb. 27, 2023

Have Diabetes? Check Supplies, Services TRICARE Covers

If you have diabetes, you know managing it well is vital to you staying healthy from head to toe. And from medical appointments to glucose monitoring and more, TRICARE can help you live your healthiest life with diabetes.

Feb. 23, 2023

Q&A: Getting and Using Referrals With TRICARE

You’ve likely heard the term “referral” in connection with health care. But what exactly is a referral—and how do you know if you need one? A referral is when your primary care manager (PCM) or primary care provider sends you to another provider or specialist for care.

Feb. 15, 2023

Make Your Vision a Year-Round Priority

Vision and eye health are an important part of supporting an overall healthy lifestyle. Here’s an overview of vision coverage for active duty service members, National Guard and Reserve members, retirees, and their eligible family members.