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4/21/2014 TRICARE’s Maternity and Well-Child Coverage In honor of the month of the military child, TRICARE and Military OneSource are co-hosting a webinar to educate TRICARE...
4/18/2014 Clean Out Your Medicine Cabinet: April 26 is National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day TRICARE beneficiaries have a safe and easy way to dispose of expired prescription drugs. The Drug Enforcement Agency’s (DEA's) National Prescription...
4/14/2014 Enroll in TRICARE’s Dental Programs Online “Online” is a convenient way to manage nearly everything; there’s online bill-pay, online education and online banking. TRICARE has offered...
4/1/2014 Coordinating Health Coverage: TRICARE and OHI NOTE: The TRICARE & OHI Webinar has been rescheduled to April 24, 2014 at 10:00AM EST. Please register at  https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/904691778...
3/20/2014 Moving Made Easy Webinar: For Active Duty Service Members and their Families TRICARE and Military OneSource are co-hosting a webinar to educate active duty families about Moving Made Easy, an easy solution...
3/5/2014 Webinar to Discuss Benefits for National Guard and Reserve Service Members TRICARE and Military OneSource are co-hosting a webinar to educate TRICARE beneficiaries about benefits available to National Guard and Reserve...
3/4/2014 TRICARE.MIL Named Best Government and Public Sector Website The TRICARE Beneficiary website (www.tricare.mil) was recently awarded the Best Government and Public Sector website in an annual competition hosted...
2/24/2014 Webinar to Outline TRICARE’s Preventive Care Benefit TRICARE and Military OneSource are co-hosting a webinar to educate TRICARE beneficiaries about the preventive care benefits available to them....
2/6/2014 Webinar to Discuss TRICARE Dental Options for Children Thank you for your interest in our TRICARE: Dental Options for Children webinar scheduled for Thursday, Feb.13, 2014. Due to...
1/29/2014 Credit Cards Expire: Use Automatic Monthly Payments To Make TRS Monthly Premiums An electronic fund transfer (EFT) is an easy, low-maintenance option for managing TRICARE Reserve Select (TRS) payments. While TRS beneficiaries...
1/23/2014 Relocating the TRICARE Way with “Moving Made Easy” Moving can be a hassle, but it doesn’t need to get in the way of great health care. Active duty...
1/16/2014 Encore Webinar to Discuss TRICARE For Life Please Note: Our webinars are hosted on a first come, first serve basis - only the first 1000 registrants can...
1/9/2014 Webinar to Discuss TRICARE For Life   **Due to an overwhelming response to our "How to use Start Using TRICARE For Life" webinar scheduled for Jan. 16,...
12/30/2013 Calculate Your Savings: New TRICARE Pharmacy Calculator Debuts TRICARE.mil features a new tool that lets beneficiaries calculate how much they can save by switching their prescriptions from a...
12/23/2013 TRICARE Retiree Dental Program Open for New Enrollments The TRICARE Retiree Dental Program (TRDP) offers comprehensive dental coverage to all enrolled members. Available to retired service members and...
12/13/2013 TRICARE Hosting Pharmacy Options Webinar Dec. 19 TRICARE and Military OneSource are co-hosting a webinar to educate TRICARE beneficiaries about their options for getting prescription medications. The...
12/11/2013 TRICARE Customer Service is Available Online and On the Phone TRICARE offers multiple, convenient online and telephone customer service options for beneficiaries who have questions about their health care benefit...
12/6/2013 TRICARE Tools: Worldwide Online Access to Worldwide Coverage TRICARE is the worldwide health care program serving active duty service members, Guard and Reserve members, retirees, family members, survivors,...
12/3/2013 New TRICARE.mil “I Want To…” Feature Offers Easy Access to Popular Customer Service Options TRICARE beneficiaries now have an easy way to access customer service features. The TRICARE.mil home page has a new “I...
11/25/2013 TRICARE Help: Never More Than a Click or Call Away Beneficiaries who need information about their TRICARE benefit may not be aware of the information available on the Internet. There...
11/21/2013 Switching to TRICARE Pharmacy Home Delivery is a Breeze TRICARE Pharmacy Home Delivery offers low-cost, convenient prescriptions delivered right to you. Switching to Home Delivery is easy, and beneficiaries...
11/20/2013 Webinar to Outline TRICARE’s Smoking Cessation Benefit TRICARE and Military OneSource are co-hosting a webinar to educate TRICARE beneficiaries about their smoking cessation benefit. The webinar is...
11/18/2013 Go Mobile with TRICARE The world has gone mobile, and so has TRICARE. TRICARE.mil is now mobile accessible, to make it easy for beneficiaries...
11/15/2013 TRICARE Over-the-Counter Demonstration Program Extended Until 2016 TRICARE beneficiaries may continue to receive select over-the-counter medications at no cost to them until Nov. 30, 2016. The Department...
11/14/2013 Save Time, Do It Online with TRICARE Tools Military life is full of change and transition. From permanent change of station moves to dis-enrolling and reenrolling children in...
10/15/2013 Webinar to Outline TRICARE’s Dental Care Options TRICARE and Military OneSource are co-hosting a webinar to educate TRICARE beneficiaries about their dental plan options. The webinar is...
9/13/2013 Webinar to Outline TRICARE’s Preventive Care Benefit TRICARE and Military OneSource are co-hosting a webinar to educate TRICARE beneficiaries about the preventive care benefits available to them....
8/14/2013 TRICARE For Life Beneficiaries May Have Higher Costs When Using VA Facilities for Care Not Related to Service Connected Disability FALLS CHURCH, Va. – Many TRICARE For Life (TFL) beneficiaries use Veterans Affairs (VA) facilities for care related to their...
8/6/2013 TRICARE Webinar to Outline Health Plan Options after Losing TRICARE Eligibility TRICARE and Military OneSource will host a webinar to discuss health plan options available to beneficiaries after they lose TRICARE...
7/24/2013 TRICARE Retiree Dental Program Premium Payment Method to Change FALLS CHURCH, Va. – Effective October 1, 2013, all TRICARE Retiree Dental Program (TRDP) beneficiaries will be required to pay...
7/18/2013 TRICARE Webinar to Cover Eligibility Requirements for Former Spouses Dealing with divorce is hard for families, especially establishing parental responsibilities for children and stepchildren. Once a spouse separates from...
6/28/2013 Line of Duty Care for National Guard and Reserve Members Understanding TRICARE health care options for National Guard and Reserve members can be confusing as it varies based on their...
6/20/2013 Health Information at the Click of a Mouse TRICARE beneficiaries who regularly get their care at military clinics and hospitals can download a summary of their personal health...
5/13/2013 Stay Current: Update DEERS Today As summer approaches many service members and their families are gearing up for permanent change of station moves, and retirees...
4/15/2013 New Kind of Emergency Room May Not be TRICARE Authorized TRICARE beneficiaries may have noticed new kinds of “Emergency Centers” popping up in their area. It may seem like a...
1/28/2013 New Copays for Some TRICARE Pharmacy Customers FALLS CHURCH, Va. – New copayments for prescription drugs covered by TRICARE will go into effect February 1, 2013. The...
12/19/2012 Monthly Premium e-Payment Deadline Looming for TRICARE Reserve Select and Retired Reserve By: Kevin Dwyer TRICARE Management Activity With the new year quickly approaching, TRICARE beneficiaries covered by TRICARE Reserve Select (TRS) or TRICARE...
10/25/2012 TRICARE Urges Beneficiaries to Prepare for Hurricane Sandy By: Kristin Shives TRICARE Management Activity  FALLS CHURCH, Va. – As Hurricane Sandy moves toward the East Coast, TRICARE urges beneficiaries in...
10/24/2012 TRICARE Benefit Information Webinar Targets National Guard and Reserve Members By: Annemarie Felicio TRICARE Management Activity TRICARE and Military OneSource will host a webinar on TRICARE benefits available to National Guard...
10/22/2012 TRICARE Transitions from Active Duty to Retirement By: Kristin Shives TRICARE Management Activity Beneficiaries nearing retirement from active duty have a lot to look forward to. Many will consider...
10/9/2012 TRICARE Launches Philippine Demonstration in 2013 By: Kristin Shives TRICARE Management Activity Starting Jan. 1, 2013 TRICARE is launching a demonstration project in designated areas of the Philippines...
9/5/2012 No Change to Current Retail Pharmacy Network for TRICARE Beneficiaries Express Scripts has determined it will maintain the same robust retail pharmacy network of more than 57,000 pharmacies available to...
8/24/2012 Approaching Tropical Storm Is a Good Reminder for TRICARE Beneficiaries to Be Prepared By: Kristin Shives TRICARE Management Activity As Tropical Storm Isaac moves toward the Gulf Coast, TRICARE urges beneficiaries in the U.S. southeast...
8/20/2012 TRICARE Benefit Remains Unchanged under New Contractor By: Charlotte Caldwell TRICARE Management Activity Following the recent announcement that UnitedHealthcare Military & Veterans will replace TriWest Healthcare Alliance as the...
8/8/2012 Moving? Add Medical Records to the Packing List By: Charlotte Caldwell TRICARE Management Activity There are often loose ends to tie up before moving. This can be especially true when...
8/1/2012 Ensure Prescription Accuracy When Using TRICARE Pharmacy Home Delivery By: Kristin Shives TRICARE Management Activity Beneficiaries who use TRICARE Pharmacy Home Delivery not only save money but also receive prescription medications...
7/16/2012 TRICARE Offers a Plethora of Pharmacy Choices By: Kristin Shives TRICARE Management Activity TRICARE beneficiaries have plenty of pharmacy options, including military pharmacies, TRICARE Pharmacy Home Delivery and 56,000...
7/11/2012 Obstructive Sleep Apnea Steals a Good Night’s Slumb By: Kristin Shives TRICARE Management Activity Hitting the snooze button when the alarm sounds in the morning? Dozing off during morning meetings...
6/8/2012 Expectant Mothers Covered by TRICARE when Moving By: Kristin Shives TRICARE Management Activity Pregnancy can be an exciting and stressful time especially when there’s an upcoming move for TRICARE’s...

Last Updated 1/28/2013