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My Plan Is: TRICARE For Life

If you're using TRICARE For Life, follow these guidelines to get care when traveling.

If Traveling in the United States & U.S. Territories

If Traveling in All Other Overseas Areas

  • You can visit any overseas provider. To find a provider:
  • Medicare doesn't cover health care outside of the U.S. or U.S. Territories, so TRICARE is the primary payer.
    • You're responsible for the applicable TRICARE deductible and cost shares.
    • Ask the provider for an itemized bill and be sure to keep your receipt as proof of payment.
    • You may need to pay up front a file a claim with the overseas claims processor for reimbursement
  • Contact International SOS in the area where you are traveling for assistance.

Need Prescriptions When Traveling?

We recommend that you get your prescriptions filled before you travel, but if you need a prescription filled while traveling you can:

  • Fill the prescription at the military pharmacy if one is nearby.
    • Call the pharmacy first to see if they stock your prescription
  • Find the closest network pharmacy.
    • Available in the U.S. and U.S. Territories
    • If a network pharmacy is not available, visit a non-network pharmacy.
  • The home delivery option is not recommended for a prescription you need right away, but if you're taking a long vacation, you can arrange for any regular prescriptions to be filled via home delivery.

Learn more about your options for filling prescriptions.

Traveling Overseas? Protect Yourself from Mosquito-Borne Illnesses

Mosquito bites are bothersome enough, but when you consider risks, like getting sick with Zika, dengue, chikungunya or other mosquito-borne illness, its important to protect yourself and your family when traveling overseas. >>Learn More

Last Updated 3/15/2016

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Customer Service

In the U.S. and U.S. Territories, contact WPS-Military and Veterans Health:
1-866-773-0404
(TDD 1-866-773-0405)

In all other overseas areas, call International SOS

www.tricare4u.com


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