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New Tricare Vision Coverage

Anyone who has vision trouble or family members who do, knows how expensive it is to pay out of pocket for exams and contact/glasses. In 2019, a brand new vision benefit will be available to eligible to active duty family … Continue reading

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Tricare Authorizes Urgent Care Visits for Military Families, Without Pre-Approval

Tricare released good news for military families.  Families like ours will soon be permitted two in-network urgent care visits per family member, per fiscal year, without pre-approval.  This is good news not only for families, but also for medical care … Continue reading

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Military Moms Get Breast Pumps Covered 100% Through Tricare

For new military moms or who are expecting a baby, you can get a a breast pump 100% covered by Tricare! The Breastfeeding Shop will send it to you free of charge along with 2 accessory kits & 6 boxes … Continue reading

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What’s Good and Bad about the Military’s Medical System

Bob’s tonsillectomy went off without a hitch.  His pain level has steadily decreased since two days post op and it is barely noticeable now.  We celebrated, with more ice cream, when his pain level reached a lower level than what … Continue reading

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Guest Post: What happen When Your Autistic Child Ages out of Tricare? One Family’s journey:

I want to thank Erin for sharing her place in cyberspace with me today. She asked me to talk a little about our mildly autistic son after he graduated from high school. Our son was identified with ADHD at age … Continue reading

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Who Are You Calling Dependent?

de·pend·ent  /diˈpendənt/ (Noun)  A person who relies on another. For my civilian readers, before I continue this post, I need to explain an element of military life I have not previously addressed. In the military, the service member is called … Continue reading

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