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10/22/2014 Military Health System Provides Easy Access to Behavioral Health Care for School-Age Children and Youth Children and teens face normal anxieties because of their growth, development and social needs. For military families, there is the...
10/21/2014 Webinar to Discuss TRICARE Dental Options TRICARE and Military OneSource are co-hosting a webinar to educate TRICARE beneficiaries about TRICARE Dental Options. The webinar will take...
10/10/2014 TRICARE Meets Affordable Care Act Requirements Almost all TRICARE plan options meet Affordable Care Act (ACA) requirements for minimum essential coverage (MEC). However, people who are...
10/8/2014 Don’t Forget to Update DEERS The lives of service members and their families are full of transitions. Whether it’s permanent change of station moves, retiring,...
10/7/2014 Transition from TRICARE to Your New Health Plan with the Continued Health Care Benefit Program As you transition from the military, you must continue to have health care coverage under the Affordable Care Act. You may...
10/6/2014 TRICARE Options for Family Members of National Guard and Reserve Members As the family member of a National Guard or Reserve member, your TRICARE options may change throughout the course of...
10/2/2014 TRICARE Seeks to Improve Health Care for Service Members Overseas The Defense Health Agency recently issued a Request for Proposals for a new health care support services contract supporting TRICARE...
10/1/2014 TRICARE Beneficiaries Will No Longer Receive Mailed Letters for Benefit Updates TRICARE beneficiaries need to watch their email and ensure they have a milConnect account to receive information about changes to...
9/30/2014 Webinar to Outline TRICARE’s Pharmacy Benefit TRICARE and Military OneSource are co-hosting a webinar to educate TRICARE beneficiaries about their pharmacy options. The webinar will take...
9/29/2014 St. Croix Hospital Loses Certification Update: Effective October 9, 2014, the Governor Juan Luis Hospital in St. Croix has been granted an extension to its...
9/18/2014 TRICARE Urges Beneficiaries to Prepare for Flu Season Fever? Check. Muscle aches? Check. Chills?  It’s almost flu and cold season beneficiaries, and in order to make sure these flu...
9/17/2014 Leaving Active Duty? Don’t Forget to Meet MEC Transitioning from active duty status may leave some beneficiaries with questions about their health care. Military families are offered several...
9/15/2014 Webinar to Discuss TRICARE For Life Due to the overwhelming response, TRICARE and Military OneSource are co-hosting an additional TRICARE For Life webinar. This webinar will...
9/11/2014 It’s National Preparedness Month: Are You Ready? The lights are out and the wind is howling. Rain is pelting the windows and when you look around, all...
9/3/2014 Webinar to Discuss TRICARE For Life Capacity for the TRICARE For Life webinar on Sept.11, 2014 has been reached. Please register for an encore presentation of...
8/27/2014 Watch Your Inbox for Electronic Notifications To reduce cost and increase efficiency, the Department of Defense (DoD) is moving away from mailing letters with update information....
8/19/2014 Head Back to School with TRICARE TRICARE and Military OneSource are co-hosting a webinar to educate TRICARE beneficiaries about back-to-school health services. The webinar will take...
8/5/2014 TRICARE Website: Easier to Use On July 24, TRICARE.mil unveiled a new design to give TRICARE’s 9.6 million beneficiaries clear and easy access to benefit...
7/23/2014 ABA Pilot Coverage Extends Past July 24 The law creating the TRICARE Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Pilot expires on July 24, 2014, but TRICARE has extended this...
7/21/2014 Understanding the TRICARE Claims and Appeals Process TRICARE and Military OneSource are co-hosting a webinar to educate TRICARE beneficiaries about the TRICARE claims and appeals process. The...
7/18/2014 TRICARE Increases Access to Qualified Mental Health Counselors The TRICARE mental health benefit just got bigger. Beneficiaries can now choose between two qualified mental health counselor types: independently...
7/9/2014 TRICARE Overseas Options TRICARE and Military OneSource are co-hosting a webinar to educate TRICARE beneficiaries about TRICARE health care options while overseas. The...
7/8/2014 TRICARE Options for Guard & Reserve Members As a Guardsman or Reservist, you make a commitment to your country and helping those in need. TRICARE knows that...
6/19/2014 PCS Season: TRICARE While Traveling TRICARE and Military OneSource are co-hosting a webinar to educate TRICARE beneficiaries about accessing their health benefit as they travel....
6/16/2014 Autism Care Demonstration Simplifies TRICARE ABA Benefits Starting this summer, a new Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) policy will cover all TRICARE beneficiaries with autism spectrum disorder (ASD)...
6/16/2014 TRICARE ABA Pilot Benefits Extended Children receiving applied behavior analysis (ABA) reinforcement under the TRICARE ABA Pilot will continue to get those benefits after the...
6/4/2014 TFL Pharmacy Pilot Heating Up The TRICARE For Life (TFL) Pharmacy Pilot has been underway for about two and a half months. Many Medicare eligible...
6/4/2014 PCS Season Part 1: Moving Made Easy As many families prepare for PCS moves, there are many things to think about. TRICARE makes it easy to check...
5/29/2014 PCS Tips for TRICARE Overseas Beneficiaries Returning to the United States Preparing for a permanent change of station (PCS) move can be stressful; even more so when the move is from...
5/23/2014 Self-Service Options for Stateside TRICARE Beneficiaries Permanent change of station (PCS) season is around the corner and there are many tasks to juggle before a move. ...
5/7/2014 TRICARE's Behavioral Health Benefit TRICARE and Military OneSource are co-hosting a webinar to educate TRICARE beneficiaries about their behavioral health benefit. The webinar will...
4/25/2014 Have Health Questions? Call the TRICARE Nurse Advice Line Sometimes it’s hard to know when to seek medical help for urgent health problems. Having access to a trusted medical...
4/24/2014 TRICARE Urges Beneficiaries to Keep Alert for Signs of Fraud & Abuse According to the FBI, healthcare fraud costs the U.S. $80 billion per year. TRICARE is dedicated to protecting beneficiaries and...
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...

Last Updated 1/28/2013