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Filling Prescriptions

TRICARE offers several ways for you to fill your prescriptions. Each option is available worldwide, but some may be limited outside of the United States.

To get your prescription filled, you'll need a written prescription and valid uniformed services identification card. In most cases, your provider can send your prescription electronically to be filled at military pharmacies, at network pharmacies or through home delivery.

Pharmacy Contractor 

The pharmacy contractor is Express Scripts, Inc. (Express Scripts).

Coming Soon: New Rules for Filling Prescriptions for Select Maintenance Drugs

Later this year, a change will require all non-active duty beneficiaries to refill select maintenance drugsMaintenance drugs are those that you take regularly for a chronic condition (i.e., drugs to control blood pressure or cholesterol). through home delivery or at military pharmacies. To see if your drugs are affected:

>>See How This Change Affects Me

Did you know?

We check all prescriptions filled through the military, home delivery or at a network pharmacy against your TRICARE prescription history.

  • Uses an automated tool
  • Reduces the likelihood of bad drug interactions
  • Reduces duplicate treatments

Last Updated 8/20/2015

contact Your Contacts
Express Scripts, Inc.

Stateside: 1-877-363-1303
Overseas: 1-866-275-4732
(where toll-free service is established)

Express Scripts Website


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