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Take Command to Make a Smooth Transition with TRICARE in 2018
You may be wondering what action you need to take, if any, to ensure you continue TRICARE coverage in 2018....
State of Emergency Declared in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands due to Hurricane Maria
The governors of Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands have declared a State of Emergency due to Hurricane Maria. >>...
States of Emergency Declared in Multiple States
The States of Emergency Declared in Multiple States page is currently under construction... please check back later ...
Eliminate the Risk of Secondhand Smoke to Your Family
You don’t have to be a routine smoker to feel the harmful health effects that cigarette smoke produces. Keeping the...
Second Chance to Register for TRICARE For Life Webinar
If you missed last month’s webinar, “Using TRICARE For Life with Medicare,” be sure to register for next week’s webinar....
State of Emergency Declared in Parts of WA and CA due to Wildfires
The governors of Washington and California have declared a State of Emergency in some areas due to Wildfires. Emergency Prescription Refills Emergency...
Five Things To Know About TRICARE While Traveling
It’s never fun when things go wrong on summer getaways or family vacations. If you or a family member on...
Traveling? Take These Five TRICARE Steps Before You Go
Sunscreen? Check. Bathing suit? Check. TRICARE? In the weeks before packing your bag for a trip, take steps to make...
Get Ready to Go Back-to-School with Immunizations
For parents of school-age children, the month of August fills up with back-to-school activities. Buying school supplies, clothes or a...
Changes are coming to TRICARE in 2018
The 08_25_17_Changes_Page page is currently under construction... please check back later ...
Take Command of Your Health with TRICARE Preventive Services
Taking your health for granted is easy to do when you’re feeling great. But seeing your doctor only when you...
Changes Are Coming to TRICARE. Are You Ready?
Changes are coming to your TRICARE benefit beginning January 1, 2018. These changes will give you more benefit choices, improving...
Register to Learn About Your TRICARE Pharmacy Coverage
With TRICARE, you have access to prescription drug coverage and several options for filling your prescriptions. Register now to learn...
Annual Consent for Automatic Prescription Refills Begins Sept. 1
Beginning Sept. 1, 2017, Express Scripts will need annual consent from patients who want to receive automatic refills of their...
Moving This Summer?
Moving This Summer? Summer is the season when you and your family may fulfill new orders and move to a new...
Protect Yourself from Food Poisoning
The picnic table is packed with delicious summertime favorites. You’re eyeing the deviled eggs and bratwurst. On such a hot...
Register to Learn How TRICARE For Life Works With Medicare
NOTE: Capacity for the "Using TRICARE For Life With Medicare" webinar scheduled for Aug. 15 has been reached. A second...
7 Ways to Get Smart About TRICARE
When you need information about your TRICARE health care benefits, turn to TRICARE.mil. In addition to this website, there are...
Sun’s Out, Fun’s Out: Safety Tips to Protect Your Skin This Summer
While exposure to sunlight can be beneficial, getting too much can be harmful. Prolonged sun exposure can damage the skin...
Register to Learn About New Treatment Options for Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders
TRICARE and Military OneSource will host a webinar about improved access to mental health and substance use disorder (SUD) treatment....
MHS Online Transparency Site Launch
The MHS_Online_Transparency_Site_launch page is currently under construction... please check back later ...
TRICARE Expands Treatment Options for Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders
TRICARE expanded mental health and substance use disorder (SUD) services, adding intensive outpatient programs and expanding options for opioid treatment....
6 Tips to Help You Grill Safely This Summer
Every summer, Americans fire up their grills in the hopes of enjoying delicious food and fun in the sun. Still,...
Stay Hydrated When Temperatures Soar
Most people know that staying hydrated is important in the summer months. But did you know that losing just four...
State of Emergency Issued in Utah due to Wildfires
The governor of Utah has declared a State of Emergency due to Wildfires. Emergency refill procedures are in place for...
Avoid Heart Disease: Know Your Blood Pressure, Cholesterol
You wake up one morning and feel pressure in your chest and then a sharp pain. Are you having a...
Declare Your Independence from Tobacco
As we celebrate our independence as a nation, we want you to declare your independence from tobacco. Instead of smoking,...
Men: Get Screened for Cancer Risk
Your doctor calls to give you your test results. Is it cancer? You are worried because cancer runs in your...
State of Emergency Issued in Alabama and Louisiana Due to Tropical Storm Cindy
The governors of Alabama and Louisiana have declared States of Emergency due to Tropical Storm Cindy. Emergency refill procedures are...
Learn About the TRICARE Extended Care Health Option
TRICARE and Military OneSource will host a webinar to discuss the TRICARE Extended Care Health Option (ECHO). Register now to...
Men’s Health Is Important Too
Do you know what the top health risks are for men? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
Protecting your Child from Lead and Other Household Poisoning
The word poison suggests a bubbling vial marked with skull and crossbones. However, poisonings can result from misuse of common...
Moving? Toss Unwanted or Expired Medications Appropriately
Many service members and their families are gearing up to move this summer as peak moving season runs May through...
Secure your medical device
More and more medical devices are getting more sophisticated and connected to each other through the internet, hospital networks, other...
Learn about TRICARE Tools on May 15
Did you know TRICARE offers you tools to help you get the most out of your benefit? TRICARE and Military...
State of Emergency in Texas due to Severe Weather
The governor of Texas has declared a State of Emergency for several counties due to severe weather. Emergency refill procedures...
State of Emergency in Florida due to Wildfires
The governor of Florida has declared a State of Emergency for all counties due to wildfires. Emergency refill procedures are...
Need Medical Advice Late at Night? Call the Nurse Advice Line
It’s midnight, your spouse is deployed and your toddler’s fever is rising. The last thing you want to do is...
TRICARE Changes to Nexium Coverage
Starting on June 28, 2017, TRICARE will no longer include the drug Nexium in the preferred, or formulary, drug list,...
States of Emergency in Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma due to Flooding
The governors of Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma have declared a State of Emergency due to flooding. Emergency refill procedures...
Celebrating Our Military Kids
Although April is the Month of the Military Child, recognizing our military’s youngest heroes is a year-round effort. Nearly two...
Moving? Transfer your TRICARE Prime Enrollment
Moving season is right around the corner. It is important to maintain your health care coverage when moving. Fortunately, with...
Improvements to the TRICARE Dental Program
Improvements to the TRICARE Dental Program Beginning on May 1, 2017, United Concordia Companies, Inc. (United Concordia) will manage the...
Is It Time for a Colorectal Screening?
Is It Time for a Colorectal Screening? With the proper screening, you could avoid colorectal cancer. Unfortunately, many people avoid or...
TRICARE Asked & Answered Webinar - March 29, 2017
TRICARE and Military OneSource are co-hosting a webinar to bring you the answers to your questions. Join us on Wednesday,...
TRICARE Can Offer Relief for Allergy Sufferers
Whether it is seasonal or a reaction to a specific food, allergies can be bothersome or dangerous. With seasonal allergies,...
Don’t Get Caught Out in the Cold
The winter season is coming to an end, but end of season storms can still be dangerous. Protect yourself and...
State of Emergency in Oklahoma due to Wildfires
The governor of Oklahoma has declared a State of Emergency for several counties due to wildfires. Emergency refill procedures are...
Improve Your Nutrition Habits this March
Are you ready to put your best fork forward? Celebrate National Nutrition Month this March by learning and applying strategies...
Preventing Traumatic Brain Injury in Your Child
When it comes to traumatic brain injury (TBI), you can’t have too much information. Traumatic brain injuries affect millions of...
TRICARE Wants You to Drop the Dip
Roses are red, violets are blue, but chewing tobacco makes your loved one say “Eww!” Don’t let smokeless tobacco ruin...
State of Emergency in California due to Flooding
The governor of California has declared a State of Emergency in several counties due to flooding. Emergency refill procedures are...
State of Emergency in Louisiana due to Tornadoes
The governor of Louisiana has declared a State of Emergency in several counties due to tornadoes. Emergency refill procedures are...
State of Emergency in Georgia due to Tornadoes
The governor of Georgia has declared a State of Emergency in several counties due to tornadoes. Emergency refill procedures are...
Webinar to Discuss TRICARE Pharmacy Options
NOTE: The phone number for audio has been updated. Please dial 1-213-929-4212, access code 667-260-800. The number has also been...
Save When you Fill your Prescription at a Military Pharmacy
Did you know that you can fill your prescriptions at military pharmacies at no cost to you? Military pharmacies can...
State of Emergency in Oklahoma due to Severe Ice Storm
The governor of Oklahoma has declared a State of Emergency for the entire state due to a severe ice storm....
State of Emergency in Several States due to Severe Weather
The governors of Oklahoma, Alabama, Georgia, Nevada, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia have declared States of Emergency due to...
State of Emergency in Nevada due to Flooding
The governor Nevada has declared a State of Emergency in several counties due to severe flooding. Emergency refill procedures are...
State of Emergency in the Carolinas and Virginia due to Winter Storms
The governors of North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia have declared a State of Emergency, each for the entire state,...
State of Emergency in Georgia due to Winter Storms
The governor of Georgia has declared a State of Emergency in several counties due to Winter Storm Helena. Emergency refill...
State of Emergency in Alabama due to Winter Storm
The governor of Alabama has declared a State of Emergency for the entire state due to winter storms. Emergency refill...
What You Need to Know About Getting Speech Therapy
Some children and adults have trouble saying certain sounds or words. Not only will speech and language disorders—such as articulation...
BLS Certification Enforced for ABA Providers
The extension for Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) providers to get necessary certifications is ending. Effective January 1, 2017, claims submitted...
What if You Lose Your TRICARE Network Provider?
You could lose your TRICARE network provider because he or she: Retires No longer accepts TRICARE, or For another...
Managing Mental Health over the Holidays
Holidays are a time when families come together to eat good food and spend quality time. They also can be...
Protect Your Skin in the Colder Months
It’s cold outside and you might think that sun protection is for the summer. Even though the temperature is cooler,...
Ready for Winter? TRICARE Shares Safety Tips for the Season
For many, the winter season brings family, merriment and holiday parties. It’s easy to forget that winter weather can be...
Revised TRICARE Pharmacy Network Begins Dec. 1
Walgreens pharmacies join the TRICARE retail pharmacy network on Dec. 1, 2016. CVS pharmacies, including those in Target stores, will...
Get Cyberfit Before Shopping Online This Year
Every year, more and more holiday shopping happens online. We’re also seeing more cybercrime as criminals try to steal personal...
TRICARE Continues to Expand Coverage
TRICARE constantly seeks to improve health care coverage. Effective early December, we will expand TRICARE coverage to include the care...
TRICARE and the Affordable Care Act
With the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) in 2010, TRICARE beneficiaries have had questions about...
TRICARE Reminds Beneficiaries: Protect Your Personal Information
Don’t wait for fraud against TRICARE beneficiaries to be in the news. Always protect your personal information! Whether you’re active...
Get Ready for the Great American Smokeout
Smokers across the country are preparing for the third Thursday in November, when they will make more time to breathe...
DEERS and Your Income Tax Reporting
When you do not have your family enrolled in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS), the Department of Defense...
Controlling Portion Sizes
Thanksgiving will be here soon, and with it the temptations that come with everyone's favorite dishes. So as we gather...
Open Enrollment and the Health Insurance Marketplace
It’s the time of year when people can enroll in or change their health insurance plan. The open enrollment period...
With the Freedom Quitline, Quitting Smoking Is Just a Phone Call Away
Quitting smoking never seems to make it onto our calendars. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...
The Importance of Health Literacy
Health literacy means how well you understand your basic health information and services available to you. According to Health.gov, nearly...
Be Aware of Bullying This Month
October is Bullying Prevention Month and TRICARE wants you to be aware of resources available to you. Does your child...
Staying Safe on Halloween
Halloween is just around the corner, and you may be planning to go trick-or-treating with your children. The following health...
TRICARE Expands Coverage for Treatment of Congestive Heart Failure
Congestive Heart Failure is now a covered diagnosis under the TRICARE cardiac rehabilitation benefit. Heart failure occurs when the heart...
TRICARE to Expand Preventive Service Coverage
TRICARE has always had excellent coverage of important preventive services and we are making it better. TRICARE is adding new...
DoD Will Conduct Flu Immunization Program Without FluMist
The intranasal flu vaccine known as FluMist will not be available at Department of Defense (DoD) facilities or covered by...
Don’t Get Sick, Get Stuck
Every year in the early fall, flu season begins again. The flu makes most people feel sick and miserable, but...
TRICARE Publications Get Redesign, New Look
TRICARE offers a wide range of informational materials to help people understand their coverage and make important health care and...
Express Scripts Pharmacy Network Changing for TRICARE Beneficiaries
Express Scripts, Inc. (ESI) today announced upcoming changes to the retail pharmacy network it manages on behalf of TRICARE. On...
TRICARE to Expand Access to Mental Health Care and Substance Use Disorder Treatment
TRICARE is pleased to be implementing significant improvements to its mental health and substance use disorder (SUD) benefits to provide...
Join us for a Facebook Town Hall on Women’s Health
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month, a time when we encourage women to make time for screening and early...
What’s Your Plan for a Disaster?
Tropical storms, hurricanes, floods, cyber threats – there is no shortage of things that can go wrong. However, there is...
What You Should Know About Your Cholesterol
September is Cholesterol Education Month. Cholesterol plays an important role in your heart’s health but unfortunately, the Centers for Disease...
TRICARE to Host Webinar on Separation History Physical Exam
TRICARE is hosting a webinar for service members transitioning from active duty service. Join us on Wednesday, September 21, 2016,...
Military Drug Take Back Program offers safe drug disposal
The Military Health System is helping the military community fight back against the dangers of unneeded, unused and expired drugs....
Options for the Those Who Need Assisted Living
As you or your loved ones age, you may find that getting to doctors’ offices is more difficult or more...
Primary Care Manager Referral Waivers for Turkey Beneficiaries
In April 2016, the Director of the Defense Health Agency, Vice Admiral Raquel Bono, approved a waiver of the primary...
Missing Appointments Wastes Time and Money
It has happened to many of us. We call and set up an appointment with our doctor. We even write...
Make Sure Your Children’s Eyes Are Developing Properly
August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month. Children have several common eye problems. Being aware of them will help...
Make Device Security a Part of Your Fitness Routine
You eat right and exercise to make sure your body is fit. But do you take time to check the...
Immunizations Offer Protection for All Stages of Life
August is Immunization Awareness Month and is a great time to find out which vaccines you and your need to...
Webinar to Discuss Health Care Options When TRICARE Eligibility Ends
TRICARE and Military OneSource are co-hosting a webinar to discuss health care options available to TRICARE beneficiaries once they are...
Watch for Signs of Medical Identity Theft
Did you know that health care is the number one target, nearly as much as retail, finance, and banking combined, for...
It’s World Breastfeeding Week
Did you know the first week in August is known as World Breastfeeding Week? Take some time this week to...
Summer Time is a Great Time for Healthier Eating
During the summer, many people spend more time outside whether on vacation or just enjoying the sun. Don’t let this...
TRICARE Requires Basic Life Support Training for ABA Providers
As part of TRICARE’s ongoing commitment to patient safety, providers who deliver applied behavior analysis (ABA) under the TRICARE Autism...
TRICARE Asked & Answered Webinar
TRICARE and Military OneSource are co-hosting a webinar to bring you the answers to your questions. Join us on Wednesday,...
Webinar to Discuss TRICARE Dental Options
TRICARE is hosting a webinar to educate TRICARE beneficiaries about TRICARE Dental Options. The webinar will take place on Wednesday,...
DoD Awards TRICARE Managed Care Support Contracts
The Department of Defense (DoD) announced today the next generation of TRICARE Managed Care Support Contracts. >>View Article on Health.mil...
TRICARE Offers Tips to Avoid Mosquito Bites this Summer
The American Mosquito Control Association reports that over one million people worldwide die from mosquito-borne diseases every year. This summer,...
Grill Up Food Safety this Summer
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1 in 6 Americans get sick from eating contaminated food...
TRICARE Reminds Beneficiaries: Protect Your Personal Information
Fraud against TRICARE beneficiaries is in the news. Protecting your personal information is vital to your privacy, and prevents abuse...
Call Your Regional Contractor First when Getting Specialty Care
TRICARE beneficiaries with special needs or a serious illness or injury have several resources available for help. Your care is...
Make Sure Your #MilKid Has Access to Care
If you have a new baby or have adopted a child, take the necessary steps to give your child access...
Living Your Ideal Lifestyle is at the Core of the Free Smoking Cessation Program
Are you living your ideal lifestyle? If your answer is no, you’re not alone. It can be tough to make...
Summer Time is Disaster Prep Time
Summer rays and cool breezes can quickly turn into unexpected lightning and blinding rains. TRICARE makes it easy to get...
Webinar to Discuss TRICARE’s New Urgent Care Pilot Program
Join TRICARE on Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at Noon EST to learn about the new Urgent Care Pilot Program. This...
New TRICARE Coverage of Treatment for Major Depressive Disorder
TRICARE recently announced coverage of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) as a treatment for major depressive disorder. TMS is used when...
Moving? Transfer Your Prime Enrollment with Just a Phone Call
Frequent moves can be frustrating for active duty families. TRICARE gives you one less thing to worry about with Moving...
Join TRICARE in Supporting Mental Wellness During Mental Health Awareness Month
Mental health care is an important yearlong priority for the Military Health System (MHS). However during May, TRICARE and the...
What You Should Know about Your Blood Pressure
Each May, the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) encourages everyone to actively learn about preventing and controlling high...
National Women’s Health Week: Make Time to Stay Healthy
In this world of busy days trying to balance work and family life, many women still don’t take time to...
During Nurses Week, Nurse Advice Line emphasizes value to moms in the military
National Nurses Week runs May 6-12 and includes the Mother’s Day holiday. During this time, the Military Health System recognizes...
Plan for Proper Care this Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month
May is peak season for asthma and allergy sufferers. This month, educate yourself and your loved ones about proper care...
TRICARE Improves Mental Health Care and Treatment
People in distress may hesitate to reach out for help due to perceived stigma associated with seeking mental health treatment....
Webinar to Provide Information about Infants & Immunizations
TRICARE is hosting a webinar to talk about infants and immunizations on Monday, April 18, 2016 at noon EST. You don’t...
New Urgent Care Pilot Program for Prime Beneficiaries
To increase access to care, the Department of Defense is launching an Urgent Care Pilot Program for TRICARE Prime beneficiaries....
New Parent? Call TRICARE’S Nurse Advice Line for Medical Advice
New parents have a hard job. And after sleepless nights, new emotions and just trying to figure out the whole...
TRICARE’S Nurse Advice Line: the Right Choice for Active Adults
Do you know that more than half of all adults 65 and older have three or more chronic medical problems,...
TRICARE Waives Referral Requirement for Family Members Evacuated from Turkey
The Department of Defense is evacuating about 700 family members of active duty service members from southern Turkey, due to...
Getting Care When Traveling
Are you on Spring Break or preparing for vacation? Either way, you should know how to get medical or dental...
TRICARE Releasing New Reimbursement Rates for Autism Care
The TRICARE Health Plan announced new reimbursement rates effective April 1, 2016 for applied behavior analysis (ABA) services, which are...
College Students: Call TRICARE’s Nurse Advice Line for Your Medical Matters
You’re away at school and it’s crunch time. Sadly, you have a temperature, a sore throat, a paper deadline and...
TRICARE Offers Relief for Spring Allergies
The weather is finally warming and we can spend more time outdoors. Unfortunately for some, warm weather brings suffering from...
A New Study for TRICARE Beneficiaries is Helping Smokers Kick the Habit
Have you tried everything to quit smoking? TRICARE beneficiaries now have a new resource to help them called the Freedom Smoking...
Got A Question About Your Benefit?
Tomorrow, March 16, at Noon EST, TRICARE is hosting a 60 minute "Ask Us Anything" webinar featuring a platform of...
Dedicate Yourself to Healthy Eating this National Nutrition Month
Who would ever play the games Rate Your Plate or Nutrition Sudoku? Anyone who wants to learn how to eat...
Webinar to Discuss Using TRICARE and Other Health Insurance
If you have any health insurance other than TRICARE, it is called "other health insurance." TRICARE and Military OneSource are...
Don’t Snooze on Getting Enough Sleep
Beginning March 6th, the National Sleep Foundation will celebrate Sleep Awareness Week, its annual event to raise awareness regarding the...
VLER HIE Initiative: Because Having the Right Information is Always Important
When it comes to your health, information is important. Your doctors need information about your medical history and the need...
Cholesterol and Your Heart’s Health
Cholesterol plays an important role in the health of your heart. A build-up of cholesterol and other deposits can block...
Fight Sugar, Brighten Smiles for Children’s Dental Health
February is National Children’s Dental Health Month. TRICARE offers two different plans to ensure your child can get the dental...
Get Heart Healthy with TRICARE
For individuals already living with heart disease, you know maintaining a heart healthy lifestyle is key to both improving health...
DoD Official: New form provided for 2015 federal taxes
WASHINGTON — Defense Department civilian and military personnel will begin receiving Internal Revenue Service Form 1095 to help them complete...
Webinar to Discuss TRICARE For Life
NOTE: Capacity for the TRICARE For Life webinar scheduled for Feb. 10 has been reached. Please register for the encore...
It’s Time to Have Your Eyes Checked
If you can’t remember the last time you had an eye exam, and it’s been longer than a year, you...
Be Prepared and Stay Safe During Extreme Winter Weather
As you prepare for winter weather, make sure you and your family know how to safeguard yourself from cold temperatures,...
Don’t Know Where to Turn For a Sick Child? Call TRICARE’s Nurse Advice Line
It’s late at night and your child has a fever or ache. Deciding what kind of care they need can...
The Nurse Advice Line: Providing Safe, High Quality Health Advice and Assessments
The Nurse Advice Line (NAL) is a great evaluation tool for those seeking care or who have medical questions. The...
New Year New You Webinar
A new year offers a fresh perspective on the year that you won’t have any other time. The American Psychological...
TRICARE Pharmacy Copays Change February 1, 2016
Military pharmacies and TRICARE Pharmacy Home Delivery will remain the lowest cost pharmacy option for TRICARE beneficiaries when some TRICARE...
TRICARE Cataract Coverage Explained
Cataract removal is one of the most common operations performed in the United States. According to the National Eye Institute,...
Spread Cheer Not Flu Germs this Holiday Season
This time of year, people are out and about spreading holiday cheer – and their germs. During the holidays, many...
Enhanced Features Available on Overseas Secure Claims Portal
International SOS and WPS Military and Veterans Health, the TOP Claims Processor, have re-launched the secure claims portal for overseas...
Take TRICARE with You As You Travel over the Holidays
Many people travel this time of year. Don’t forget that TRICARE goes with you. There are multiple, convenient online and...
Handwashing: The Do-It-Yourself Vaccine
Keeping your hands clean is one of the most important steps you can take to avoid getting sick and spreading...
TRICARE Benefit Expands to Cover New Hip Surgery
The 2015 National Defense Authorization Act created a provisional coverage program that allows TRICARE to provide coverage for emerging treatments...
New TRICARE Reimbursement Rates for Applied Behavior Analysis Providers Start in Spring 2016
Many TRICARE beneficiaries diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) receive Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) care under the Autism Care Demonstration....
Time has come for TRICARE Beneficiaries to Move their Maintenance Drugs out of Retail
This December, TRICARE beneficiaries can take action to avoid paying more for some prescription drugs. If you fill a prescription...
TRICARE Webinar to Discuss TYA, Open Enrollment and Health Care Options
TRICARE and Military One-Source are co-hosting a webinar to discuss TRICARE Young Adult, Open Enrollment and Other Health Insurance. Join...
It’s Time to Get Serious About Diabetes Education
World Diabetes Day is acknowledged annually on November 14. It is an international campaign launched to respond to the continued...
TRICARE Benefits for National Guard and Reserve Service Members
TRICARE is hosting a webinar to educate TRICARE beneficiaries about benefits available to National Guard and Reserve service members. The...
What TRICARE Beneficiaries Need to Know About Open Enrollment and the Health Insurance Marketplace
It’s time for open enrollment; the time of year when people can enroll in or change their health insurance plan....
November is Warrior Care Month
TRICARE is a health care program for Uniformed Service members, National Guard and Reserve members, retirees, survivors and their families...
TRICARE Surpasses Two Million Flu Vaccines Given Through Retail Pharmacies
When the weather starts to cool, it means that flu season is here again. TRICARE makes it easy to get...
TRICARE Young Adult premiums to increase Jan. 1, 2016
Premiums for the Military Health System’s benefit plan for adult children between 21 and 26 years old have been announced....
Eye Health and Safety
October is Home Eye Safety Month. You may think your chances of being hurt decrease because you’re at home, but...
Specialty Care Referrals
Many TRICARE Prime beneficiaries receive their primary care from providers in military hospitals and clinics. Others may be enrolled to...
Dental Hygiene: It’s More than Just Clean Teeth
The Mayo Clinic reports that your oral health can offer clues about your overall health. This November, National Dental Hygiene...
Exceptional Care for Exceptional Family Members
Family members with special needs require special considerations. When you move, you worry if there will be adequate care and...
Prior Authorization Allows Custom Care
Health care is rarely one size fits all. The TRICARE benefit is designed to ensure that all covered care is...
New Autism Care Demonstration Updates
In an effort to continually improve the benefit, the Comprehensive Autism Care Demonstration (ACD) was recently updated to reduce the...
TRICARE Benefit Changes October 1
As of October 1, 2015, a new law requires all TRICARE beneficiaries, except active duty service members, to get select...
October is Women’s Health Month
Each October, women are reminded to put themselves first and make time for their health. Making your health a priority...
Losing TRICARE Eligibility? Don’t Lose Your Health Care Coverage
You can lose your TRICARE eligibility for a number of reasons. TRICARE offers several resources to make sure you and...
Webinar to Discuss Women’s Health
This month, the Military Health System is emphasizing the importance of women’s health. TRICARE and Military OneSource are co-hosting a...
Summer Time Is a Great Time to Fight Childhood Obesity
With most children on summer vacation, parents may want to take this opportunity to ensure their children are getting adequate...