Coming changes to TRICARE

New fees, structure for health care system             Vice Adm. Raquel Bono, Defense Health Agency director, hosted a veterans and military service organization roundtable in August to discuss upcoming changes to TRICARE and solicit feedback about beneficiaries’ concerns. “This is their health care plan, and…

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Publications Update: Week of May 23, 2016

From: TRICARE Communications <tricare@service.govdelivery.com> Sent: Saturday, May 28, 2016 12:32 AM To: carl.genesy@hotmail.com Subject: Publications Update: Week of May 23, 2016 Publications Update: Week of May 23, 2016 May 27, 2016 The TRICARE Beneficiary Publications office recently updated the TRICARE Pharmacy Program Overview flyer. Download the updated flyer here or from the TRICARE Publications site. …

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New TRICARE Coverage of Treatment for Major Depressive Disorder

From: TRICARE Communications <tricare@service.govdelivery.com>   New TRICARE Coverage of Treatment for Major Depressive Disorder May 26, 2016TRICARE recently announced coverage of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) as a treatment for major depressive disorder. TMS is used when other depression treatments have not been effective. Research shows that only half of the…

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New Urgent Care Pilot Program, Virtual Lifetime Electronic Records and Other TRICARE Updates

Your May 2016 TRICARE e-Updates New Urgent Care Pilot Program Beginning May 23, 2016, the Department of Defense is launching a new Urgent Care Pilot Program for TRICARE Prime beneficiaries in an effort to increase access to care. This program allows most beneficiaries enrolled in TRICARE Prime two visits to…

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