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Update your other health insurance info for TRICARE
January 17, 2023
— The new year is here, so it’s important to take stock of your family’s overall health plan coverage. This is especially true when it comes to other health insurance, or OHI. You may have had OHI last year, but now no longer. Or perhaps you’ve recently gained or changed OHI. In any of these cases, make sure your OHI information with TRICARE is current so your health care claims are processed accurately...
Start 2023 knowing your TRICARE plan’s catastrophic cap
January 12, 2023
— What will happen if doctor visits, medical tests, or even hospital stays start to pile up this year? How will it affect your family’s finances? Fortunately, there’s a set maximum amount you’ll pay out of pocket each year for TRICARE covered services. This amount is known as the catastrophic cap, and it resets every year on Jan. 1...
Learn what’s new in TRICARE Pharmacy Program at January webinar
January 10, 2023
— What do recent changes to the TRICARE Pharmacy Program mean for you and your family? Do you need to take any action? Learn more during a webinar, “What’s New in the TRICARE Pharmacy Program,” on Thursday, Jan. 26, from 1 to 2 p.m. ET. Sign up now to attend...
Know these TRICARE basics to make the most of your plan
December 28, 2022
— Familiarizing yourself with your health plan is key to making the most of your benefits. Here are some TRICARE basics to be familiar with...
Changes to TRICARE are expected in 2024
December 23, 2022
— 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...
Four changes coming to TRICARE Pharmacy Program in 2023
December 21, 2022
— 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...
Choose a TRICARE health plan before Dec. 13 deadline
December 6, 2022
— 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, 2023...
TRICARE Prime or TRICARE Select: How to decide
December 1, 2022
— 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...
Know the difference: TRICARE Network Provider vs. Non-Network Provider
November 22, 2022
— 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...
TRICARE open season is here: Find right TRICARE plan for you
November 14, 2022
— TRICARE Open Season begins Nov. 14. For most TRICARE beneficiaries, this is your chance to enroll in a health plan or change health plans for coverage that starts Jan. 1, 2023. You have until Tuesday, Dec. 13, to make those changes...
What you should know about RSV: symptoms, prevention, care
November 9, 2022
— You may have heard of a virus called respiratory syncytial virus, also known as RSV. TRICARE encourages you to be familiar with the signs of RSV and see your health care provider if you think you or a family member has RSV...
Preview 2023 TRICARE health plan costs
November 7, 2022
— Every year, TRICARE costs may change based on the law, the federal cost of living adjustment, changes in the cost of health care services and prescription drugs, and other factors. Depending on your TRICARE plan, you may see changes to your costs, including enrollment fees, premiums, cost-shares, and copayments next year...
Fight the Flu – It starts with you!
November 3, 2022
— Concerned about catching the flu? We are all at risk for getting and spreading the flu. Learn how to fight the flu - it starts with you!...
Q&A: Learn About Changes to Specialty Drugs Filled in the TRICARE Pharmacy Network
November 1, 2022
— Starting Jan. 1, 2023, Accredo will be the primary in-network pharmacy to fill specialty drugs in the TRICARE pharmacy network. If you’re currently filling your specialty drugs at a retail network pharmacy, you can move your specialty drugs to Accredo now to avoid disruptions to your medication therapy...
Can your TRICARE coverage work with other health insurance?
October 20, 2022
— Are you a TRICARE beneficiary? Do you have other health care coverage in addition to your TRICARE plan? You may have employer-sponsored coverage or government health care plans. Or perhaps you have purchased additional coverage through private providers. Students may have health care coverage through their school. These additional plans are known as other health insurance, or OHI. If you have OHI, it’s important to know how you can use it with TRICARE...
BAMC offers flu vaccinations for TRICARE beneficiaries
October 17, 2022
— Brooke Army Medical Center is offering flu vaccinations to all TRICARE beneficiaries on the first floor of the Consolidated Tower, or COTO, near the emergency department entrance, starting Oct. 17 through Nov. 18...
TRICARE Pharmacy Network changes may affect independent pharmacy customers
October 13, 2022
— Starting Oct. 24, about 15,000 independent pharmacies will no longer be in the TRICARE retail pharmacy network. Even with the departure of these community pharmacies, the network will still offer access to more than 40,000 pharmacies...
TRICARE operations and patient administration, EFMP streamline processes
October 6, 2022
— All TRICARE operations and patient administration flight services, as well as the Exceptional Family Member Program office, are now located on the third floor of A-Wing at Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center...
BAMC launches new texting option for prescription activation
October 3, 2022
— TRICARE beneficiaries will soon be able to activate their new prescriptions at the Brooke Army Medical Center Main Out-Patient Pharmacy and most of the outlying pharmacy locations with a few simple texts...
How divorce impacts your TRICARE benefits
September 21, 2022
— The divorce process can create intense emotions. You might feel frustrated or confused during this time. Thinking about your TRICARE benefits may be the last thought on your mind. However, it’s something you must consider...