TRICARE and You: New vision plan for active duty family members

For the first time ever, vision coverage is available for active duty family members.   


TRICARE and You: Coverage while traveling

This blog is the most recent in a series helping members of the Coast Guard family understand how to use their TRICARE benefits.


TRICARE and You: Navigating the Secure Patient Portal

This blog is the most recent in a series helping members of the Coast Guard family understand how to use their TRICARE benefits.


TRICARE and You: Retired? Top 13 things to know about the NEW retiree dental and vision plan

This blog is the most recent in a series helping members of the Coast Guard family understand how to use their TRICARE benefits.


TRICARE and You: Colorectal Cancer Awareness

This blog is the most recent in a series helping members of the Coast Guard family understand how to use their TRICARE benefits. Learn more about the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States, and how you can prevent it.


TRICARE and You: Changes to the Prime Travel Benefit Program

Learn more about the changes to the Prime Travel Benefit Program set to take effect April 1, 2018.


TRICARE and You: Transition challenges in the West Region

Several customer service issues are now affecting TRICARE beneficiaries in the western U.S., including call center wait times, processing backlogs and a limited provider directory. The DHA is aware of these issues and is monitoring the regional contractor’s response to address these challenges.


Engineman First Class Robert J. Yered

TRICARE and You: Navigating TRICARE for reservists

As a Coast Guard Reserve member or family member, you have access to TRICARE, the Department of Defense’s premier health care program. TRICARE brings together military hospitals and clinics with a network of civilian providers to offer you medical, pharmacy, and dental options. As a TRICARE beneficiary, you have access to the health care you need wherever you are.


IT2 Jose Estrada

TRICARE and You: Making a Smooth Transition with TRICARE in 2018

With the upcoming changes in TRICARE taking place in January 2018, you may have questions about what actions you need to take to ensure TRICARE coverage. First, all beneficiaries should ensure their information is correct in DEERS . Here is what else you need to know:


Tricare and You – Denied Procedures

There are certain clinical procedures that TRICARE is prohibited from approving, even if a valid referral is submitted by your provider. Ensure you know what to do if your claim is denied.


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