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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,...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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....
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
MetLife Opens TRICARE Dental Program Enrollment
By: Charlotte Caldwell TRICARE Management Activity FALLS CHURCH, VA - Beginning March 21, 2012 Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, Inc. (MetLife) will be...
TRICARE Extends Autism Demonstration
By: Kristin Shives TRICARE Management Activity TRICARE Management Activity has extended the Enhanced Access to Autism Services Demonstration (ASD) through March 2014....
Retirees Have TRICARE Flexibility Overseas
By: Chris Hober TRICARE Management Activity FALLS CHURCH, Va. – If you are an overseas-based uniformed service retiree, you enjoy much more...