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11/20/2017 Take Command: Improvements in Preventive Care Coverage with TRICARE Select On Jan. 1, 2018, TRICARE Select will replace TRICARE Standard and TRICARE Extra. As a result, beneficiaries will notice improved...
11/13/2017 Second Chance to Register for Webinar on 2018 TRICARE Changes If you missed last month’s webinar, “Take Command – The Future of TRICARE,” be sure to register for our Nov....
11/8/2017 Take Command: Enroll Now for 2018 TRICARE Coverage On Jan. 1, 2018, there are a number of changes coming to your TRICARE benefit. This includes a change to...
10/25/2017 Take Command: Changes to TRICARE Disenrollment Coming in 2018 As part of the changes coming to TRICARE on Jan. 1, 2018, there will be new rules affecting disenrollment. Beginning...
10/18/2017 Quit Smoking with Support and Accountability from the Freedom Quitline Have you thought about quitting smoking? Are you tired of the expense, odor, and constant hassle of trying to find...
10/17/2017 Register to Learn About Women’s Health, Maternity Care October is Women’s Health Month. Register for our next TRICARE webinar on Thursday, Oct. 19, from 1 to 2 p.m....
10/13/2017 Take Command: TRICARE Payment Types for Calendar Year 2018 With the Jan. 1, 2018 changes to new stateside regions and contractors, you may need to update your payment option...
10/12/2017 Take Command with TRICARE Changes: Enrollments Shifting from Fiscal to Calendar Year Starting in January 2018 Starting Jan. 1, 2018, cost changes for TRICARE benefits transition from a fiscal year period to a calendar year period....
10/9/2017 Emergency Procedures in place due to Wildfires There are emergency procedures in place due to wildfires. >> Sign up for future disaster alerts. Emergency Prescription Refills State ...
10/3/2017 Take Command: Register to Learn About Upcoming Changes to TRICARE The Military Health System is modernizing TRICARE to better serve you and respond to changes in law and policy. Join...
9/27/2017 Be There, Be Aware: Help Prevent Suicide When we focus on our health, it’s easy to pay attention to physical health versus mental well-being. Ignoring mental health...
9/19/2017 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....
9/17/2017 States of Emergency Declared in Multiple States The States of Emergency Declared in Multiple States page is currently under construction...  please check back later ...
9/11/2017 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...
9/5/2017 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....
9/5/2017 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...
9/1/2017 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...
8/30/2017 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...
8/30/2017 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...
8/28/2017 Changes Are Coming to TRICARE in 2018 The 08_25_17_Changes_Page page is currently under construction...  please check back later ...
8/28/2017 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...
8/27/2017 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...
8/24/2017 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...
8/16/2017 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...
8/9/2017 Moving This Summer? Moving This Summer? Summer is the season when you and your family may fulfill new orders and move to a new...
8/7/2017 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...
8/3/2017 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...
7/28/2017 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...
7/25/2017 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...
7/21/2017 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....
7/20/2017 MHS Online Transparency Site Launch The MHS_Online_Transparency_Site_launch page is currently under construction...  please check back later ...
7/19/2017 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....
7/14/2017 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,...
7/13/2017 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...
6/30/2017 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...
6/30/2017 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...
6/30/2017 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,...
6/23/2017 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...
6/21/2017 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...
6/14/2017 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...
6/9/2017 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...
6/2/2017 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...
5/26/2017 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...
5/11/2017 Secure your medical device More and more medical devices are getting more sophisticated and connected to each other through the internet, hospital networks, other...
5/11/2017 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...
5/11/2017 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...
5/8/2017 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...
5/5/2017 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...
5/1/2017 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,...
4/27/2017 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...
4/14/2017 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...
4/5/2017 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...
3/29/2017 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...
3/28/2017 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,...
3/21/2017 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,...
3/15/2017 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...
3/8/2017 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...
3/2/2017 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...
3/1/2017 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...
2/20/2017 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...
2/13/2017 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...
2/8/2017 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...
1/24/2017 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...
1/18/2017 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...
1/17/2017 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...
1/13/2017 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....
1/13/2017 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...
1/9/2017 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...
1/9/2017 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,...
1/6/2017 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...
1/6/2017 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...
12/30/2016 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...
12/22/2016 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...
12/22/2016 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...
12/19/2016 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...
12/16/2016 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,...
12/15/2016 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...
12/1/2016 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...
11/30/2016 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...
11/29/2016 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...
11/25/2016 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...
11/22/2016 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...
11/16/2016 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...
11/15/2016 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...
11/14/2016 Controlling Portion Sizes Thanksgiving will be here soon, and with it the temptations that come with everyone's favorite dishes. So as we gather...
11/9/2016 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...
11/2/2016 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)...
11/1/2016 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...
10/31/2016 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...
10/28/2016 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...
10/19/2016 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...
10/18/2016 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...
10/12/2016 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...
10/6/2016 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...
10/3/2016 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...
9/30/2016 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...
9/29/2016 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...
9/28/2016 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...
9/16/2016 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...
9/14/2016 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...
9/13/2016 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,...
9/12/2016 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....
9/12/2016 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...
8/31/2016 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...
8/24/2016 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...
8/18/2016 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...
8/16/2016 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...
8/12/2016 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...
8/8/2016 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...
8/4/2016 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...
8/2/2016 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...
7/29/2016 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...
7/27/2016 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...
7/25/2016 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,...
7/22/2016 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,...
7/21/2016 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...
7/8/2016 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,...
7/6/2016 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...
6/30/2016 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...
6/29/2016 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...
6/24/2016 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...
6/16/2016 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...
6/7/2016 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...
6/6/2016 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...
5/25/2016 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...
5/23/2016 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...
5/20/2016 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...
5/12/2016 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...
5/6/2016 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...
5/4/2016 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...
5/3/2016 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...
4/15/2016 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....
4/13/2016 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...
4/12/2016 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....
4/11/2016 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...
4/4/2016 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,...
4/1/2016 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...
3/30/2016 Getting Care When Traveling Are you on Spring Break or preparing for vacation? Either way, you should know how to get medical or dental...
3/29/2016 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...
3/29/2016 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...
3/23/2016 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...
3/21/2016 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...
3/15/2016 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...
3/10/2016 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...
3/8/2016 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...
3/4/2016 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...
3/3/2016 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...
2/23/2016 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...
2/16/2016 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...
2/9/2016 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...
2/5/2016 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...
2/3/2016 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...
1/29/2016 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...
1/22/2016 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,...
1/13/2016 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...
1/8/2016 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...
1/8/2016 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...
12/30/2015 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...
12/29/2015 TRICARE Cataract Coverage Explained Cataract removal is one of the most common operations performed in the United States. According to the National Eye Institute,...
12/22/2015 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...
12/17/2015 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...
12/11/2015 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...
12/10/2015 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...
12/4/2015 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...
12/1/2015 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....
12/1/2015 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...
11/27/2015 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...
7/9/2015 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...

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