Aug. 4, 2021

Medical Leaders Take Part in Robust Conversation on COVID

On August 4, 2021, COVID-19 was again front and center as top medical leaders of the Navy, Defense Health Agency (DHA) and Coast Guard took part in a robust conversation about the pandemic at the Sea-Air-Space Exposition in National Harbor, Maryland.

Aug. 3, 2021

Stay on Top of Back-to-School Health with TRICARE

It’s time for students to return to the classroom. You can also prepare for the school year by scheduling preventive health exams and immunization appointments for your child. TRICARE covers many preventive health care services with no out-of-pocket costs to you.

July 29, 2021

Got TRICARE Dental Program Coverage Questions? Here’s a Brochure for You

Are you looking for dental coverage for you and your family? If so, the TRICARE Dental Program (TDP) may be able to help. The TDP is a voluntary dental plan for active duty family members, as well as National Guard and Reserve members and their family members.

July 28, 2021

DOD Directs Employees to Start Wearing Face Masks Again

Following guidance issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Defense Department has directed employees working in areas at high risk for transmission to begin using face masks again as a measure to prevent the continued spread of the COVID-19 virus, especially the fast-moving, highly-transmittable Delta variant.

July 27, 2021

Download Express Scripts Mobile App for Convenient Prescription Service

Looking for an easier way to manage your prescriptions? Tired of waiting at a pharmacy to pick up your medications? The Express Scripts mobile app can help you access your TRICARE pharmacy benefit and securely manage the medicine you take.

July 26, 2021

GY6 | July 26, 2021

‘Got Your 6’ is TRICARE’s COVID vaccine video series that delivers important information and updates, three times a month. It includes the latest information about DOD vaccine distribution, the TRICARE health benefit, and vaccine availability.

July 23, 2021

FDA Announces Recall of Certain Sleep and Respiratory Devices

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has directed Philips Respironics to recall millions of sleep and respiratory devices following concerns that foam in the devices, which is used to reduce sound and vibration, may break into particles and enter the air hose of the device and be inhaled by the user. In response, the Military Health System (MHS) has notified all TRICARE-authorized durable medical equipment providers of the recall.

July 22, 2021

AFRL SBIR Partnership Thinks Outside of the Box with Covid-19 Enclosure

Article written by Jim Ingram - Rising to the world’s daily challenges through technology is the very fiber of the Air Force Research Laboratory’s (AFRL) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program. That resilient drive and dedication endures with a new medical device inspired by the heroic staff battling COVID-19.

July 21, 2021

System Outage Due to Global Enrollment Freeze

Due to the data conversion for the TRICARE Overseas Program 21 contract, a Global Enrollment Freeze will occur from from Friday, July 23 at 9:00 p.m. ET through Monday, July 26 at 8:00 a.m. ET. This will affect several systems. 

July 20, 2021

Air Force Surgeon General outlines priorities, future of USAF medicine

From turning a corner in the pandemic and Military Health System transformation, to readying his medics for the next major threat, Lt. Gen. Robert I. Miller, U.S. Air Force Surgeon General, knows the key to the Air Force Medical Service’s success comes from its most important asset - its people.

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