Tricare Disaster Resources

Hurricane threat is a reminder to be prepared for health care needs

Hurricane Florence is heading towards the United States East Coast, with projected landfall on Thursday, September 13, 2018, between northern South Carolina and North Carolina’s Outer Banks as a strong category 2 hurricane with 105 mph sustained winds, extreme rainfall and major inland flooding. Although […]


MOBILE, Ala. -- Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Helen Kenworthy, a health services technician from the Coast Guard's Aviation Training Center here fills a prescription for a patient in the pharmacy at ATC's medical facility Tuesday, May 13, 2008.

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.


Capt. Steve Mescher, the Integrated Support Command Miami Dentist, and Magnolia Egemen, the dental assistant, clean a patient's teeth during his examination at the ISC Miami clinic Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2008. The clinic provides physical examinations, immunizations and clinical laboratory, pharmacy and referral services to other treatment facilities for specialty care. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Barry Bena)

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: Qualifying Life Events

Do you have questions about Qualifying Life Events (QLEs)? Not sure how QLEs can affect your TRICARE options? Here’s your chance to get some answers. Join TRICARE on Tuesday, June 12 at 3:15 p.m. (ET) for a live Q&A session on the TRICARE Facebook page.


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.


Dear Coast Guard Family: Your moving resource guide

Once a month, Coast Guard All Hands will feature “Dear Coast Guard Family,” a column for Coast Guard families by Coast Guard spouse Rachel Conley. In this post, Rachel shares some valuable resources available to Coast Guard families before, during and after a military move.


Benefits to be “Thankful” for

It is by the support of our service, our members, our families, and our nation we remain Semper Paratus.


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: Modernizing TRICARE to better serve you

The Military Health System (MHS) is modernizing TRICARE to better serve beneficiaries and to respond to changes in law and policy. Most changes will go into effect on January 1, 2018.


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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