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TRICARE extends emergency prescription refills in North Carolina and South Carolina

FALLS CHURCH, Va. -- To continue assisting TRICARE patients in North Carolina and South Carolina dealing with the aftereffects of Hurricane Florence, the Defense Health Agency is extending emergency prescription refills until Sept. 30.

To receive emergency refills through Sept. 30, beneficiaries should take their prescription bottle to any TRICARE retail network pharmacy. If possible, visit the pharmacy where the prescription was filled. For a retail chain, patients can fill the prescription at another store in that chain. If a provider is available, he or she may call in a new prescription to any network pharmacy.

To find a network pharmacy, call Express Scripts at 1-877-363-1303, or search the network pharmacy locator at www.express-scripts.com/TRICARE/pharmacy.

In addition, TRICARE patients in these states may continue to see providers in any location without a referral from their primary care provider until Sept. 30.

As a eminder, all TRICARE beneficiaries not on active duty can receive urgent care from any TRICARE-authorized urgent care center or provider without a referral.

TRICARE is the military’s health benefit, covering about 9.4 million active-duty and reserve- component service members, military retirees and their families. TRICARE has approximately 504,000 beneficiaries in North Carolina and 246,000 in South Carolina.

Beneficiaries should visit www.tricare.mil/florence for continuing updates.

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