Network Pharmacy

Do you need a prescription filled right away?  
Are you unable to get to a military pharmacy?

You can visit a TRICARE retail network pharmacy. There are more than 56,000 locations in the U.S. and U.S. Territories:

  • Guam
  • Puerto Rico
  • U.S. Virgin Islands
  • Northern Mariana Islands

There are currently no network pharmacies in American Samoa.

Find a Network Pharmacy

You can also:

Network pharmacies aren't located in other overseas areas, but in the Philippines, you must get your prescriptions filled at a certified pharmacy

Using Network Pharmacies

Filling your prescriptions at a network pharmacy is easy: 

  • Ask your provider to send your prescription electronically, or
  • Hand-carry your written prescription to the pharmacy

You'll be required to show your uniformed services ID card. If you have problems at a network pharmacy, please contact Express Scripts.

In some cases, you may not be able to fill your prescription at a retail network pharmacy:

  • Some non-formulary drugsA drug in a therapeutic class that isn’t as clinically or cost-effective as other drugs in the same class. You pay a higher cost share for these drugs. are only covered through Home Delivery or at military pharmacies
  • All beneficiaries except active duty service members must get refills for certain maintenance drugs in the U.S. and U.S. Territories through Home Delivery or at a military pharmacy.
    • This applies mostly to brand name drugs.
    • You can refill most generic maintenance drugsAny drug you take regularly for a chronic condition. at a network pharmacy.

For network pharmacy costs, visit the Co-Pays and Cost Shares page.

Covered Vaccines

You can get some covered vaccines for no cost at participating network pharmacies. To find a pharmacy that offers vaccines:

You may be able to use an online scheduling tool to book your COVID-19 vaccine appointment at a DoD vaccination site.

>>Learn more.

Is home delivery better for you?

If you have a prescription drug that you take on a regular basis, then home delivery will save you money.  >>Learn More

Point-of-Service Fees Will Apply

If you have a prescription filled at a non-network pharmacy, point-of-service fees will apply.

Last Updated 8/27/2021