Emergency Procedures in California, Colorado, and Oregon


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Emergency Prescription Refills

State County   Through

Orange, Riverside, and San Bernardino counties


Boulder, Grand, and Larimer counties

California  Plumas and Yuba counties
California Los Angeles county   10/5/2020
Oregon Josephine, Lake, and Washington counties   9/25/2020
California  Trinity, Tulare, Siskiyou, and Yuba counties    9/24/2020
California All counties   8/31/2020

Deschutes, Jefferson counties

Colorado Eagle, Garfield, Mesa, Grand, and Larimer counties   8/31/2020

To get an emergency refill, take your prescription bottle to any TRICARE retail network pharmacy. To find a network pharmacy:

If possible, visit the pharmacy where the prescription was filled.

  • If you use a retail chain, you can fill your prescription at another store in that chain.
  • If your provider is available, he or she may call in a new prescription to any network pharmacy.
  • You can request assistance at another pharmacy, but it's at that pharmacy's discretion to help you.

Referral Requirement Waived

In the locations below, TRICARE beneficiaries can seek care from any TRICARE authorized provider. In addition, any beneficiary can go to any TRICARE authorized hospital or medical facility without any referral. Even if the hospital or provider is outside of the network. 

State Areas Through
California  Napa, Solano, and Sonoma counties 09/19/2020

Durable Medical Equipment

If you need durable medical equipment replaced, TRICARE or ECHO may be able to help with replacements when the item is lost or damaged. Contact your managed care support contractors for more information.

Last Updated 10/27/2020