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Holiday resilience: How TRICARE supports your mental health
November 29, 2023
— For many people, the holiday season brings expectations of joy. But for some, the holidays may be a time of stress, sadness, or isolation. Life events like the deployment of a spouse, the loss of a loved one, and complex family dynamics can affect how we feel during the holiday season...
Does TRICARE Open Season apply to me?
November 21, 2023
— 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...
Find out what your TRICARE pharmacy costs will be in 2024
November 14, 2023
— Do you get prescription drugs through the TRICARE Pharmacy Program? Copayments for most beneficiaries are changing. The new costs will start Jan. 1, 2024...
Know your 2024 TRICARE health plan costs
November 7, 2023
— With a new year fast approaching, you may see changes to your TRICARE health plan costs starting on Jan. 1, 2024. These costs may include enrollment fees, premiums, cost-shares, and copayments...
Choosing between TRICARE Prime and TRICARE Select
October 12, 2023
— Want to learn more about choosing between TRICARE Prime and TRICARE Select during the TRICARE Open Season? Then join us for the “Choosing Between Prime and TRICARE Select” webinar on Oct. 26 at 2 p.m. to learn more about this year’s open season...
Get your updated COVID-19 vaccine with TRICARE
September 25, 2023
— Updated COVID-19 vaccines are now available for people ages 6 months and older. Here’s how to get the updated vaccine at no cost...
Copayments, cost-Shares, and other TRICARE costs you should know
August 29, 2023
— When it comes to health care costs, “copayment,” “cost-share,” and “deductible” are terms you might hear a lot. But what do these terms mean, and how might they affect you?...
Military Health System: How ideas are adopted to help patients, providers
August 24, 2023
— New evidence-based practices can improve health care, yet they don’t always get adopted. There are many reasons for this, including a lack of awareness, lack of training and implementation support, and a reluctance to doing things differently than in the past — to name a few. Even mandates to adopt a certain new service or practice may not overcome some of these barriers...
Stay on top of TRICARE prescriptions with Express Scripts app
August 21, 2023
— Do you need help managing your prescriptions? Express Scripts, the TRICARE pharmacy contractor, has a free, easy-to-use app that can help. The Express Scripts Pharmacy mobile app is a secure way to stay on top of taking your medication. The app is full of useful features, like dose reminders and the ability to approve refills. Here’s a look at some of the ways the app can help you...
Have other health insurance? Here’s how it works with TRICARE
August 15, 2023
— If you have coverage in addition to TRICARE through your employer, your spouse’s employer, or a private insurance program, you have other health insurance, or OHI. Certain OHI plans can affect your TRICARE health, dental, and pharmacy benefits. Here are six tips to help you learn how TRICARE works when you also use OHI...
Before natural disasters strike, know your TRICARE benefits
August 3, 2023
— When the government issues a state of emergency, TRICARE may temporarily change its procedures to ensure that you receive timely medical care. Here’s what you need to know...
Learn how qualifying life events work at Aug. 10 TRICARE webinar
July 20, 2023
— 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.”...
TRICARE Q&A: Managing Your DEERS Record
July 18, 2023
— 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...
Department of Defense stateside deployment of MHS GENESIS complete
July 17, 2023
— Deployment of MHS GENESIS, the Military Health System’s new electronic health record, is complete at military hospitals and clinics in the continental United States, and now sights are set on transitioning overseas this fall...
Explore how TRICARE covers young adults
June 29, 2023
— Is your child a recent high school or college graduate? You might be wondering how this affects their TRICARE eligibility...
All trauma can cause post-traumatic stress disorder
June 27, 2023
— 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...
TRICARE tips to protect yourself from ticks
June 16, 2023
— Is your family planning to spend more time outdoors this summer? As the weather gets warmer, keep ticks in mind. Since ticks are more active as temperatures rise, the chances of finding a tick on you, your family members, or pets increase in the summer months...
TRICARE moves with you: 5 tips to help ease your PCS move
June 14, 2023
— If you're moving during PCS season, you don’t have to worry about losing your TRICARE coverage. Your medical, dental, and pharmacy coverage remain unchanged throughout your move...
What’s the buzz? Bug Week is coming June 10-17
June 7, 2023
— Buzz. Buzz. Swwwwaaaaaarm. SPLAT! These familiar sounds are a reminder that summer — and even more bugs — will arrive soon. To educate and inform the military community about illnesses transmitted by bugs and how to prevent bug bites at home or while deployed, the Military Health System is holding Bug Week, June 10-17. The week will also demonstrate the good things bugs can do for us...
TRICARE preventive health benefits women should know
May 30, 2023
— It’s important for all women to get their recommended preventive services. TRICARE covers all clinical preventive services with no out-of-pocket costs to you if you use a TRICARE network provider. But if you’re age 65 or older and you have TRICARE For Life, follow Medicare’s rules for getting preventive care...