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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...
4/15/2014 Raise Alcohol Awareness with TRICARE A glass of wine after work or a cold beer during the game can be nice in moderation, but excessive...
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...
4/3/2014 Month of the Military Child Each April, the military community pauses to focus on its youngest members, those who don’t deploy or travel to war,...
4/3/2014 Stay Alert During Natural Disasters with TRICARE The recent earthquakes in California and Chile are a reminder that earthquakes, hurricanes and other disasters are serious dangers to...
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...
3/31/2014 Endometriosis Awareness Month More than 5 million women are affected by endometriosis in the United States, according to the U.S. Department of Health...
3/27/2014 TRICARE Young Adult Offers a Variety of Healthcare Options for Young Adults TRICARE is proud to have met and exceeded most of the national health reform provisions before the law was passed,...
3/25/2014 Type 2 Diabetes: Know the Risks this Alert Day Tuesday, March 25, 2014, TRICARE beneficiaries can participate in Diabetes Alert Day, and learn if they are at risk for...
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...
3/19/2014 Commit to Quit Tobacco for National Kick Butts Day Say no to tobacco this Wednesday, March 19, 2014 for Kick Butts Day. Kick Butts day is a national day...
3/12/2014 March is National Nutrition Month A major part of living healthy is eating the right kinds of food to give your body the essential nutrients...
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...
2/26/2014 The ER or Urgent Care: Making the Decision When we’re in pain or sick, we’re anxious and it can be hard to think straight. We want relief as...
2/25/2014 Focus on Heart Health this February with TRICARE February is largely recognized for its relationship to Cupid and Valentine’s Day. However, February is also American Heart Month and...
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....
2/21/2014 TRICARE Beneficiaries: Pitch the Dip for the Great American Spit Out! Smokeless tobacco use in the military is currently at a rate of 12.8 percent. That is 10 percent higher than...
2/20/2014 Breastfeeding Provides Real Health Benefits Breastfeeding is special for so many reasons. TRICARE supports healthy behavior and breastfeeding has health benefits not only for the...
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,...
12/31/2013 Preventive Care for a Healthy, Happy New Year As we count down to 2014, a popular trend is to make New Year’s resolutions. Some resolutions are physical, like...
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...
12/24/2013 Avoid the Flu and Don’t Miss Out on Holiday Fun When it’s cold outside and holiday spirit is in the air, so are germs. Many people neglect their health and...
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...
11/29/2013 November is Diabetes Awareness Month: Learn the Facts It is estimated that nearly 26 million Americans – more than 8 percent of the population – have diabetes and...
11/27/2013 Stay Healthy this Thanksgiving: Turkey Safety Tips Turkey is a Thanksgiving staple, but many people are anxious about preparing their turkey. Knowing how to safely thaw, prepare,...
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...
11/25/2013 State of Emergency in the Philippines Typhoon Haiyan moved through the Philippines on November 8, 2013. TRICARE is waiving the proof of payment requirement and allowing...
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...
11/19/2013 Great American Smokeout: One Day Starts Today! Every year, on the third Thursday of November, the Great American Smokeout (GASO) challenges tobacco users to kick the habit...
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...
11/12/2013 The Patient’s Role in Patient Care When it comes to health care, many perceive doctors as having the final word when it comes to managing their...
11/8/2013 TRICARE Salutes Veterans Day All Year Long With Ongoing Preventive Care Veterans Day is a special day set aside for America to show its support and respect to the men and...
11/1/2013 It’s November: Get your Flu Vaccine Each year, flu season affects millions of men, women and children. Flu season began in October, so this is the...
10/18/2013 Clean Out Your Medicine Cabinet: Oct. 26 is National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day FALLS CHURCH, Va. – Beneficiaries of the TRICARE military health plan have a safe and easy way to dispose of...
10/17/2013 TRICARE Statement on End of Government Shutdown On Oct. 16, Congress and the President approved a short-term spending measure to end the federal government shutdown. As of...
10/16/2013 Connect to TRICARE in a Mobile World We live in an increasingly mobile world, with more and more people possessing technology that allows them to use the...
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...
10/11/2013 Two Months Left in Hurricane Season: Don’t Let Your Guard Down Knowing the halfway point of the 2013 hurricane season is in the rearview mirror with no major hurricane activity –...
10/10/2013 Mental Health Highlighted during Mental Illness Awareness Week In an effort to raise awareness about mental health, this week, Oct. 6-12, 2013, is observed as National Mental Illness...
10/9/2013 Update: TRICARE Statement About Government Shutdown "We know that those who rely on the Military Health System (MHS) are concerned about how the government shutdown might impact...
10/4/2013 State of Emergency in Gulf Coast States In preparation for Tropical Storm Karen, the Governors of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida have issued a State of Emergency in...
10/1/2013 TRICARE Statement About Government Shutdown On October 1, 2013, the Defense Health Agency issued the following statement: "We know that those who rely on the Military...
10/1/2013 TRICARE Publishes Revised Notice of Privacy Practices The TRICARE Management Activity Privacy and Civil Liberties Office has revised and updated the Military Health System (MHS) Notice of Privacy...
9/27/2013 Childhood Obesity: Small Changes Can Make a Big Difference Chubby little cheeks and pudgy legs are cute and healthy on babies. But in recent years, fewer babies are losing...
9/16/2013 IG Finds Pharmacy Home Delivery Cost-Efficient, Safe (Originally posted on Defense.gov) FALLS CHURCH, Va., Sept. 16, 2013 – Following an almost year-long study of the TRICARE Pharmacy Home...
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....
9/13/2013 State of Emergency in Colorado Due to flooding, the Governor of Colorado has issued a State of Emergency through October 11, 2013 in the following...
8/16/2013 Taste the Rainbow of Flavors for Healthy Eating At some point in our lives, almost everyone considers ways to improve their diet to improve overall health. Maybe the...
8/15/2013 TRICARE Immunizations and Physicals Help Parents and Children Get Ready for School The sun is setting on summer fun and thoughts are turning toward a new school year.  TRICARE beneficiaries will be...
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...
8/7/2013 Fleas and Ticks and Mosquitoes, Oh My! Avoiding and Treating Bug Bites in the Summer As we approach the end of summer, many will try to enjoy the last few weeks of warm weather and...
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...
7/2/2013 Emergency Preparation for Families with Special Health Needs The 2013 hurricane season began June 1, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts a very active season. Hurricanes...
7/2/2013 States of Emergency Issued in Colorado and Arizona Colorado Due to the West Fork wildfire, the Governor of Colorado has issued a State of Emergency in the following counties: ...
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...
6/26/2013 Protect Against Skin Cancer this Summer Season Spending time outdoors is a great way to enjoy the warmer weather and get exercise. Blue skies and high temperatures...
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...
6/18/2013 West Region Authorization Waiver Expired July 2 The West Region Prime authorization waiver expired July 2, 2013. For more information: Visit www.uhcmilitarywest.com Call 1-877-988-WEST (1-877-988-9378) ...
6/13/2013 State of Emergency Issued in Colorado Due to the Black Forest, Royal Gorge and Klickus wildfires, the Governor of Colorado has issued a State of Emergency...
6/11/2013 The Doctor Is In: Make Nutrition Work for You LCDR Andrew Plummer, MD, MPH Chief, Population Health Branch, TMA Most people have heard the consistent drum beat about how to lose...
6/11/2013 Hazardous Weather Leads to State-Specific TRICARE e-Alerts No matter the season, TRICARE beneficiaries across the United States and around the world need to be ready for the...
6/3/2013 Summer Trips to the Dentist Summertime brings many things to mind, like picnics at the beach or sunning by the pool, but rarely trips to...
5/31/2013 The Difference a Day Can Make Every year, on 31 May, World Health Organization (WHO) and partners everywhere mark World No Tobacco Day to bring attention...
5/24/2013 Oklahoma Tornado Triggers TRICARE Waivers The May 20 tornado in Oklahoma has triggered TRICARE’s authorization of the primary care manager (PCM) medical waiver and an...
5/23/2013 State of Emergency Issued in Oklahoma Due to recent severe storms and tornadoes in Oklahoma, the Governor of Oklahoma has issued a State of Emergency. Due...
5/23/2013 Summer Fun Means Sun and Vacation Safety For many, Memorial Day Weekend marks the official start of summer. There are backyard barbecues, road trips to the beach...
5/21/2013 Reaping the Benefits of Physical Activity For many people life is busy with work and family obligations, and finding the time and motivation to exercise can...
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...
5/7/2013 TRICARE Eases Authorization Rules for West Region Beneficiaries FALLS CHURCH, Va. – TRICARE West Region Prime enrollees referred for specialty care from April 1 up to May 18,...
4/25/2013 Prevent Problems: April 27 is Prescription Drug Take-Back Day FALLS CHURCH, Va. – The Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA)-sponsored National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is April 27, 2013 from 10...
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...
4/12/2013 Salk Vaccine Ended Polio Threat; TRICARE Retail Pharmacy Vaccine Program Makes Immunizations Easy April 12 marks 57 years since Dr. Jonas Salk introduced the vaccine to protect against polio. Polio had a devastating...
4/4/2013 Most TRICARE Beneficiaries Unaffected by Prime Service Area Reductions FALLS CHURCH, Va. – TRICARE Prime will remain a health care option for 97 percent of approximately 5 million beneficiaries...
4/2/2013 West Region Experiencing High Call Volume FALLS CHURCH, Va. – On April 1, 2013, UnitedHealthcare Military & Veterans took over health care delivery in the 21-state...
4/2/2013 TRICARE Offers New Prescription Coverage to Help Kick Tobacco TRICARE beneficiaries living in the United States now have a new weapon in their fight to kick the tobacco habit....
3/29/2013 West Region Transitions April 1 FALLS CHURCH, Va. – TRICARE beneficiaries in the West Region will get their TRICARE coverage from a new contractor, UnitedHealthcare...
3/26/2013 Prevent Type 2 Diabetes on Alert Day and Beyond By: Charlotte Caldwell TRICARE Management Activity March 26 is American Diabetes Alert Day. It is a reminder to millions of Americans that...
3/21/2013 What Does Your Plate Look Like? By: Charlotte Caldwell TRICARE Management Activity What good is eating a well-balanced meal? There are many reasons good nutrition matters. Eating a...
2/21/2013 Welcome Packets are Next Step in TRICARE West Region Transition FALLS CHURCH, Va. – TRICARE West Region beneficiaries should keep their eyes on their mailboxes. UnitedHealthcare Military & Veterans, the...
2/14/2013 Begin a Heart Healthy Lifestyle for American Heart Month By: Charlotte Caldwell TRICARE Management Activity Many people associate February with Valentine’s Day and matters of the heart. As it turns out,...
2/11/2013 Teach Children to Love Their Teeth By: Charlotte Caldwell TRICARE Management Activity Show children how to love their teeth this month and all year long. During National Children’s...
2/1/2013 New Copays for TRICARE Pharmacy Customers FALLS CHURCH, Va. – New copayments for prescription drugs covered by TRICARE will go into effect February 1, 2013. The...
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...
1/14/2013 Get Your Flu Shot Today: It's Not Too Late to be Protected Against This Season's Flu By: Kristin Shives TRICARE Management Activity This year’s flu season is off to a fast start. The Centers for Disease Control and...
1/8/2013 Step into the New Year with Scheduled Screenings By: Kristin Shives TRICARE Management Activity TRICARE beneficiaries should make time to get preventive health screenings starting in the New Year. All...
1/2/2013 Prevent Cervical Cancer with Annual Test and Vaccine By: Kristin Shives TRICARE Management Activity January is Cervical Cancer Awareness month, and beneficiaries need to know that every woman is at...
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...
12/10/2012 TRICARE Resolves to do the New Year Right The New Year is quickly approaching, and another year means another resolution. TRICARE offers an easy way to jump start...
11/21/2012 Manage Diabetes with TRICARE By: Charlotte Caldwell TRICARE Management Activity According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 26 million Americans live...
11/19/2012 Don't Let Conjuctivitis Catch You By: Kristin Shives TRICARE Management Activity Conjuncti-what? Conjunctivitis is a common eye condition that affects people worldwide. It’s uncomfortable and highly contagious,...
11/15/2012 TRICARE Tackles the Quit Tobacco Challenge, Can You? By: Kristin Shives TRICARE Management Activity Quitting tobacco is hard, but with the right support it can happen. On Nov. 15, the...
11/13/2012 TRICARE Marks More Than "One Million Served" Through Pharmacy Vaccination Program FALLS CHURCH, Va. – The TRICARE Retail Pharmacy Vaccination Program celebrated the fall flu season with an ounce of prevention...
11/5/2012 TRICARE to Outline Behavioral Health Care Options in Upcoming Webinar By: Annemarie Felicio TRICARE Management Activity  TRICARE and Military OneSource are teaming up to host a webinar providing an overview of behavioral...
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...
10/22/2012 Steer Clear of the Seasonal Flu with the Flu Vaccine By: Kristin Shives TRICARE Management Activity Each year the dreaded seasonal flu falls upon everyone, and with it starting in October, now...
10/10/2012 Electronic Payments Required for TRICARE Reserve Select and Retired Reserve Monthly Premiums FALLS CHURCH, Va. – To avoid losing coverage, beneficiaries enrolled in TRICARE Reserve Select (TRS) or TRICARE Retired Reserve (TRR)...
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...
10/3/2012 Screening is the Key to Beat Breast Cancer October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and TRICARE beneficiaries should know breast exams are covered. Breast cancer is the...
9/27/2012 Add an App to Access TRICARE Pharmacy Benefits FALLS CHURCH, Va. – TRICARE beneficiaries have new pharmacy options available and accessible in the palm of their hand just...
9/26/2012 TRICARE Joins National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day By: Peter Holstein TRICARE Management Activity FALLS CHURCH, Va. – The Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) sponsored National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is...
9/17/2012 TRICARE Keeps Cholesterol in Check By: Kristin Shives TRICARE Management Activity Everyone has heard the saying, “too much of a good thing can be bad.” The saying...
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...
8/31/2012 Lyme Disease and its Lingering Effects By: Kristin Shives TRICARE Management Activity Working or playing outside is a healthy way to enjoy the seasons, but TRICARE wants beneficiaries...
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...
8/20/2012 Stay Up-to-Date on Immunizations Before Heading Back-to-School By: Charlotte Caldwell TRICARE Management Activity Immunizations are the most effective way to prevent disease and complications from disease, especially among young...
8/16/2012 Changes Coming to US Family Health Plan Eligibility Requirements FALLS CHURCH, Va. – Starting this fall, the eligibility requirements for the US Family Health Plan (USFHP) are changing for...
8/14/2012 TRICARE Pharmacy Home Delivery Continues to Soar and Save FALLS CHURCH, Va. – TRICARE Pharmacy Home Delivery program growth continued to soar in 2012 by offering a safe, affordable...
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...
7/31/2012 Laboratory Developed Tests Covered Under TRICARE Demonstration May Help Guide Cancer Treatment Decisions FALLS CHURCH, Va. – Some TRICARE beneficiaries will soon be able to take advantage of new technologies aimed at helping...
7/23/2012 2013 TRICARE Prime Enrollment Fees Announced FALLS CHURCH, Va. – The fiscal year 2013 TRICARE Prime enrollment fees for uniformed service retirees and their families go...
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...
7/2/2012 West Region Protest Denied On March 26, 2012 a protest was filed with the Government Accountability Office (GAO) and it was denied on July...
6/28/2012 National Health Care Reform Ruling: No Impact on TRICARE TRICARE’s commitment to providing the best possible health care to its more than 9.7 million beneficiaries remains unchanged regardless of...
6/19/2012 Lottery Scam Sweepstakes The TRICARE Program Integrity office has become aware of a lottery sweepstakes scam where "winners" receive a fraudulent check with...
6/13/2012 Alcohol Abuse Affects Everyone Involved By: Kristin Shives TRICARE Management Activity Meeting friend for after work drinks and socializing is a common event for many people. However,...
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...
5/27/2012 Diabetes Alert! Are you at Risk? By: Britney Henry TRICARE Management Activity One of the more troubling trends in the state of American health today is 8 percent...
5/24/2012 Protect Your Skin and Prevent Sun Damage By: Kristin Shives TRICARE Management Activity Summer months bring outdoor fun in the sun, but they can also bring unwanted skin issues...
5/23/2012 World No Tobacco Day: The Day to be Tobacco Free By: Britney Henry TRICARE Management Activity Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable disease-related illness and death in the United States...
5/9/2012 Learning to Live with Lupus By: Kristin Shives TRICARE Management Activity May is Lupus awareness month. Lupus is a disease that can be mild or life-threatening depending...
4/30/2012 MetLife Begins TRICARE Dental Program Partnership FALLS CHURCH, Va. – Starting May 1, 2012, Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, Inc. (MetLife) is the new TRICARE Dental Program...

Last Updated 3/12/2013