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TRICARE is changing. Are you ready? Take command: Changes coming to the TRICARE Retiree Dental Program
Do you have TRICARE Retiree Dental Program (TRDP) coverage now? If so, then you need to know that the TRDP will end on Dec. 31, 2018.
0 3/20
2018
Maj. Lindsey Merchant, 301st Medical Squadron dentist, stands with her dental equipment at the squadron, Feb. 3, 2018, at Naval Air Station Fort Worth Joint Reserve Base, Texas. The dental clinic here provides Airmen with dental exams to assist in keeping them mission ready and deployable. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Katherine Miller) “No bite, no fight:” Reserve Citizen Airman balances dentistry career in and out of uniform
Growing up, Maj. Lindsey Merchant, 301st Medical Squadron general dentist, spent her summers volunteering in her aunt’s dental office. From cleaning to sterilizing equipment, this introduction to the field greatly influenced her desire to one day become a dentist herself.
0 2/05
2018
TRICARE is changing. Are you ready? Take command: Urgent care now easier to access
As of Jan. 1, 2018, most TRICARE Prime enrollees no longer need a referral for urgent care visits and point-of-service charges no longer apply for urgent care claims. This change replaces the previous policy, which waived referrals for the first two urgent care visits per year.
0 1/24
2018
Take command: Increases to TRICARE pharmacy copayments coming Feb. 1, 2018 Take command: Increases to TRICARE Pharmacy copayments coming
On Feb 1, 2018, copayments for prescription drugs at TRICARE Pharmacy Home Delivery and retail pharmacies will increase. These changes are required by law and affect TRICARE beneficiaries who are not active duty service members.
0 1/05
2018
Take command: Increases to TRICARE pharmacy copayments coming Feb. 1, 2018 Take command: Increases to TRICARE pharmacy copayments coming Feb. 1, 2018
On Feb. 1, 2018, copayments for prescription drugs at TRICARE Pharmacy Home Delivery and retail pharmacies will increase. These changes are required by law and affect TRICARE beneficiaries who are not active duty service members.
0 12/14
2017
Military health: All for one, one for all Military health: All for one, one for all
The whole of the Military Health System is greater than the sum of the individual services’ parts. That was the key theme of the Defense Health Agency/Department of Defense Plenary Session on Thursday morning at the 126th annual meeting of AMSUS, the Society of Federal Health Professionals. The meeting was held at the Gaylord National Resort and Conference Center in Oxon Hill, Maryland.
0 12/04
2017
Beginning in January 2018, there will be changes to the TRICARE benefit. (Courtesy photo) 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 coverage for preventive services with TRICARE Select. Preventive care helps you take command of your health and manage potential issues before you experience symptoms. This type of health care allows you to address health problems before they become life threatening. Examples of TRICARE-covered preventive services include cancer screenings and vaccines, in addition to well-woman and well-child exams.
0 11/21
2017
Take command with TRICARE changes 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 the current TRICARE regions. The current three regions (North, South and West) will become two regions (East and West). There will be new regional contractors for the new East and West regions.
0 11/09
2017
Beginning in January 2018, there will be changes to the TRICARE benefit. (Courtesy photo) 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.
0 10/27
2017
Deployment Health Clinical Center is now the Psychological Health Center of Excellence Deployment Health Clinical Center is now the Psychological Health Center of Excellence
In 1995, the Gulf War Health Center was created to address medical and psychological problems related to Gulf War service. In 1999, this mission expanded to deployment health in general and the name of the center changed to the Deployment Health Clinical Center (DHCC).
0 10/25
2017
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