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TRICARE Pharmacy Copayments to Increase Starting Jan. 1, 2020

On Jan. 1, some copayments for your prescription drugs will increase. If you get your prescriptions through the TRICARE Pharmacy Home Delivery or at a retail network pharmacy, you’ll pay anywhere from $2 to $7 more starting Jan. 1. Congress made this change in … Continue reading

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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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