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  • New to TRICARE? Check Out TRICARE 101

    Are you a recent TRICARE enrollee, newly eligible to enroll, or even a seasoned user? If you have any questions about your TRICARE benefits, you should first check out the TRICARE 101 page. Here, you can find information and resources to help answer questions about TRICARE and your coverage.

  • Need help finding a TRICARE network provider?

    The new year has begun. It’s a great time to renew focus on your health. Did you put off seeing a doctor in 2021? If so, now is your time to act. Regular checkups are critical to screening for diseases and preventing future health problems and TRICARE is here to help you find the right doctor.

  • Dietary supplements: Educate yourself first before trying them

    Steeped in a culture of fitness and optimal performance, military professionals take dietary supplements at far higher rates than their civilian counterparts. Studies show that nearly two in every three service members takes some sort of daily dietary or herbal supplement.

  • Need health advice at home? Chat with a nurse 24/7

    With the threat of flu season added to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, you might not want to go to the doctor’s office for a minor health issue. And with the Military Health System, or MHS, Nurse Advice Line, you may not have to.

  • Review your TRICARE health plan costs for 2022

    The New Year is almost here. This means annual cost changes for most TRICARE health plans, starting Jan. 1, 2022. Cost changes reflect decisions made by Congress, cost-of-living adjustments, changes to the cost of health care services and drugs, and more.

  • Are you ready for TRICARE Open Season? Don’t forget to update DEERS

    We’re less than a month away from TRICARE Open Season. That means it’s time to start thinking about your and your family’s health care needs for next year. Are you planning to make changes to your TRICARE plan? Will you be enrolling in a new plan for the first time or staying in the plan you already

  • Register to join Nov. 4 webinar on TRICARE open season

    TRICARE Open Season is almost here, so get ready. Starting Nov. 8, you have a chance to make changes to your TRICARE health plan for the upcoming plan year. If you have questions about open season, join the TRICARE webinar, “Making the Most of the TRICARE Open Season,” on Nov. 4 at 2 p.m. Central

  • TRICARE For Life expert discusses how to get coverage

    Oct. 1, 2021, marked the 20th anniversary of TRICARE For Life, or TFL. Congress created TFL as Medicare-wraparound coverage in 2001 in order to extend TRICARE coverage to Medicare-eligible military retirees and their family members.

  • TRICARE pharmacy copayments to increase in 2022

    Do you get your prescription drugs through TRICARE Pharmacy Home Delivery or at a TRICARE retail network pharmacy? If so, you’ll pay anywhere from $1 to $8 more in copayments starting Jan. 1.