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Joint Base San Antonio
The Premier Installation In The Department Of Defense
Joint Base San Antonio
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BAMC expands COVID-19 vaccination operations
March 2, 2021
— Brooke Army Medical Center has relocated its COVID-19 vaccine operations to a new location at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort San Houston to safely accommodate a greater number of daily vaccinations...
Protect your hearing with TRICARE
November 10, 2020
— Do you find it hard to hear your family or friends during conversations? Have you missed hearing a doorbell ring or horn beep? Hearing loss is a common issue caused by noise, aging, heredity, and disease...
TRICARE Open Season runs Nov. 9 to Dec. 14
October 15, 2020
— With the 2020 TRICARE Open Season coming soon, now is the time to start thinking about your and your family’s health care needs...
TRICARE Select enrollment fees for Group A retirees coming January 2021
October 12, 2020
— There is news on enrollment fees for those signed up with TRICARE Select. TRICARE Select Group A retirees must begin paying enrollment fees to maintain health coverage starting Jan. 1, 2021. TRICARE Select is the name of the plan that replaced the former TRICARE Standard and TRICARE Extra programs in 2018...
TRICARE revises telehealth policy to respond to COVID-19
May 20, 2020
— To improve virtual access to health care during COVID-19, TRICARE recently revised its policy on telehealth services. This temporarily allows you access to care more easily during the constraints of the pandemic. These changes will remain for the duration of the stateside public health emergency...
Beware of COVID-19 testing scams targeting TRICARE beneficiaries
April 3, 2020
— While medical professionals in the U.S. and overseas are working hard to combat the coronavirus, some people are using this as an opportunity to take advantage of others...
Possible military pharmacy changes due to COVID-19
March 31, 2020
— Do you use a military pharmacy? If so, there may be temporary limitations that result in s decrease in service or closure at your pharmacy due to COVID-19. To maintain patient and personnel safety, you may have to temporarily switch your prescription to TRICARE Pharmacy Home Delivery or to a TRICARE retail network pharmacy...
Military health system changes focus on readiness
February 27, 2020
— The Military Health System is implementing significant reforms aimed at building a more integrated and effective system of readiness and health, the assistant secretary of defense for health affairs said...
Military health system changes focus on readiness
February 21, 2020
— The Military Health System is implementing significant reforms aimed at building a more integrated and effective system of readiness and health, the assistant secretary of defense for health affairs said Feb. 19...
2019 TRICARE Open Season, Federal Benefits Open Season starts next month
October 25, 2019
— Did you know that the TRICARE Open Season and Federal Benefits Open Season happen only once a year?...
Health coverage changes at age 18 include HIPAA privacy protection
September 4, 2019
— Military dependents still covered by TRICARE at age 18 have greater responsibility for managing their own health care needs, and privacy of their medical information becomes law under the stipulations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, typically referred to as HIPAA...
Summer’s fun, just avoid too much sun
July 9, 2019
— Summer is here, and that means sunny weather is here to stay. Soaking up the sun is one of the best parts about summer. However, make sure to protect your skin when enjoying the sun-filled days ahead...
Know how to continue your TRICARE health coverage after retirement
May 1, 2019
— When you retire from active duty or turn age 60 as a retired reserve member, your TRICARE coverage changes. After either of these Qualifying Life Events, or QLEs, you must take action and enroll in a TRICARE retiree health plan so that you and your family members don’t have a gap in your TRICARE coverage after retirement...
What is a TRICARE Qualifying Life Event?
March 28, 2019
— Every year during TRICARE Open Season, you can enroll in or change your TRICARE Prime or TRICARE Select health plan. But did you know that outside of TRICARE Open Season, you can only enroll in or make changes to your TRICARE Prime (including the US Family Health Plan) or TRICARE Select plan following a Qualifying Life Event (QLE)? A QLE is a certain change in your life, such as marriage, birth of a child, change of address, or retirement from active duty. Different TRICARE health plan options may be available to you and your family members after a QLE...
Missed TRICARE Open Season? There’s still time to act!
December 13, 2018
— If you missed TRICARE Open Season, you still have time to enroll. For this year only, you can enroll in or change your TRICARE Prime or TRICARE Select plan through Dec. 31, 2018 for coverage starting on Jan. 1, 2019. You may also change your type of enrollment, like switching from individual to family coverage...
TRICARE open enrollment gives plan choices to beneficiaries
November 13, 2018
— Beneficiaries of TRICARE who want to make changes to their health care coverage are now able to do so during the TRICARE enrollment period that starts Nov. 12. TRICARE Open Season gives enrollees in the TRICARE Prime or TRICARE Select plans the opportunity to review their health care options and make changes in coverage based on their needs. ...
TRICARE updates dental, vision plans
November 2, 2018
— Beginning Jan. 1, the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program will replace the current TRICARE Retiree Dental Program and affect approximately 150,000 beneficiaries in the Joint Base San Antonio area...
Stay covered after age 21 with TRICARE Young Adult
August 1, 2018
— Have you recently graduated from college, but you haven’t found your dream job yet? Or did you just turn 21, and you’re not enrolled in college? If you’re worried about your health care coverage as a military dependent, TRICARE Young Adult or TYA, may give you the coverage you need...
Moving this summer? Your TRICARE options may change
July 5, 2018
— Are you starting a new adventure in a new location soon? If so, that’s a TRICARE Qualifying Life Event, or QLE. A QLE is a major life change, like moving, getting married or divorced, or becoming eligible for Medicare. Moving doesn’t change your TRICARE eligibility. Your TRICARE coverage moves with you. But moving may change your TRICARE health plan options. ...
BAMC offers full range of behavioral health options to service members, beneficiaries
May 9, 2018
— Brooke Army Medical Center offers a full array of behavioral health services to active duty military members and TRICARE beneficiaries through multiple clinics and specialties...