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Get answers to pharmacy questions at TRICARE May 19 webinar
May 4, 2022
— Do you have questions about your pharmacy benefit? Maybe you want to learn more about your options for filling your prescriptions or resources to help make managing your prescriptions easier...
10 TRICARE health care terms you should know
April 29, 2022
— Have you recently come across a health care term and weren’t quite sure what it meant? It’s OK. Health care coverage is full of terms you may not know. To help you better understand your TRICARE benefit, here’s a list of commonly used health care terms and definitions...
Do you need all 4 parts of Medicare for TRICARE For Life?
April 13, 2022
— Do you have Medicare, or will you soon be eligible to enroll? Medicare has four Parts: A, B, C, and D. It’s important that you understand how each part differs and which parts you’ll need for TRICARE For Life, or TFL...
How to prevent, treat traumatic brain injuries
March 31, 2022
— According to the Traumatic Brain Injury Center of Excellence, nearly half a million service members have been diagnosed with a first-time traumatic brain injury, or TBI, since 2000...
How referrals work with your TRICARE Prime Plan
March 24, 2022
— Are you enrolled in a TRICARE Prime plan? Then you have a primary care manager, or PCM, to handle your basic primary health care services. But what if you need specialty treatment, like from a cardiologist to evaluate a possible heart problem or a dermatologist to check a mole that’s changed? In that case, your PCM needs to submit a referral for you to see a specialist...
Getting TRICARE coverage for your new child
March 22, 2022
— Welcoming a new child into the family is a joyous event. But there’s also much to do, and much to learn, especially for first-time parents. How will you handle your new child’s health care coverage? As a TRICARE beneficiary, what’s the best way to extend your coverage to your baby?...
Learn about tobacco and your oral health
February 28, 2022
— There’s a great deal of scientific information that proves using tobacco products is seriously harmful to your health. Nicotine products can increase your risks for cancer of the throat, lungs and stomach. Also, tobacco products can negatively impact your oral health in several ways...
What to know about preventive dental care
February 15, 2022
— These days, it can be easy to forget to make an appointment to see the dentist for a routine checkup. Maybe you brush twice and floss every day...
Dental health is essential for warfighters, military readiness
February 11, 2022
— To help service members understand the importance of healthy teeth, some dentists use military-style terminology. Tooth decay is an "enemy you are fighting" and you need to "execute a plan to eliminate that foe," said Air Force Col (Dr.) Robin Fontenot, a consultant to the Air Force Surgeon General for expeditionary dentistry...
Public Health nurses offer insights on living with COVID-19 now, looking into future
January 28, 2022
— One of the more challenging jobs for any public health professional is dealing with unpredictability inherent in outbreaks like the current COVID-19 pandemic...
Need help managing your weight? See what TRICARE covers
January 27, 2022
— Do you or a family member need help with weight management? You are not alone. The National Institutes of Health found that about two-thirds of U.S. adults are overweight or obese. Even if there’s no obesity in your family and if you’re satisfied with your current weight, striving to maintain a healthy weight lowers your risk of serious health conditions...
Need help finding a TRICARE network provider?
January 12, 2022
— The new year has begun. It’s a great time to renew focus on your health. Did you put off seeing a doctor in 2021? If so, now is your time to act. Regular checkups are critical to screening for diseases and preventing future health problems and TRICARE is here to help you find the right doctor...
Ask the Doc: What is the MHS GENESIS Patient Portal and what does it mean to me?
January 10, 2022
— Dear Doc: I have a few friends in the military medical community and I keep hearing them talking about this "MHS GENESIS Patient Portal" thing and how much easier it's going to make their job...
Dietary supplements: Educate yourself first before trying them
January 3, 2022
— Steeped in a culture of fitness and optimal performance, military professionals take dietary supplements at far higher rates than their civilian counterparts. Studies show that nearly two in every three service members takes some sort of daily dietary or herbal supplement...
Need health advice at home? Chat with a nurse 24/7
December 27, 2021
— With the threat of flu season added to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, you might not want to go to the doctor’s office for a minor health issue. And with the Military Health System, or MHS, Nurse Advice Line, you may not have to...
Act Now: TRICARE Open Season ends Dec. 13
December 9, 2021
— Did you know TRICARE Open Season ends on Monday, Dec. 13? This is your last opportunity, if you so choose, to enroll in or change your health plan. Any changes you make to your coverage during open season will take effect Jan. 1, 2022...
Review your TRICARE health plan costs for 2022
November 9, 2021
— The New Year is almost here. This means annual cost changes for most TRICARE health plans, starting Jan. 1, 2022. Cost changes reflect decisions made by Congress, cost-of-living adjustments, changes to the cost of health care services and drugs, and more...
Changes coming to TRICARE retail network pharmacies
November 4, 2021
— There are changes coming soon to the TRICARE retail pharmacy network. Starting Dec. 15, 2021, CVS Pharmacy will join the TRICARE network. At the same time, Walmart, Sam’s Club, and some community pharmacies will leave the network...
Are you ready for TRICARE Open Season? Don’t forget to update DEERS
October 22, 2021
— TRICARE Open Season began Nov. 8 and runs through Dec. 13. That means it’s time to think about your and your family’s health care needs for next year...
Register to join Nov. 4 webinar on TRICARE open season
October 22, 2021
— TRICARE Open Season is almost here, so get ready. Starting Nov. 8, you have a chance to make changes to your TRICARE health plan for the upcoming plan year. If you have questions about open season, join the TRICARE webinar, “Making the Most of the TRICARE Open Season,” on Nov. 4 at 2 p.m. Central Time to learn about your coverage options for 2022...