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Oct. 16, 2020

Join Oct. 29 Webinar on TRICARE Open Season

Are you prepared for TRICARE Open Season? Being prepared means knowing what health plans you’re eligible for, what changes you can make, and understanding which plans are best for you and your family. Join the “How to Prepare for TRICARE Open Season” webinar on Oct. 29, from 1 to 2 p.m. ET to learn about open season and your options.

Oct. 15, 2020

Act Now: Set Up Payment for TRICARE Select Enrollment Fees

If you’re a TRICARE Select Group A retiree, you may now set up monthly automatic payments for your new 2021 TRICARE Select enrollment fees. You need to take action if you want to maintain your TRICARE Select coverage in 2021. You don’t need to wait for TRICARE Open Season to begin to do this.

Oct. 8, 2020

TRICARE Open Season is Just a Month Away

Are you working on your fall to-do list? Don’t forget to add health care as an item. With the 2020 TRICARE Open Season coming soon, now is the time to start thinking about your and your family’s health care needs. Depending on where you live, and your beneficiary status, you may have many coverage options to choose from. Open season is also a good opportunity to learn about important changes, like TRICARE Select enrollment fees for Group A retirees, and if you need to take action.

Oct. 6, 2020

Continue to Do Your Part to Slow Spread of COVID-19

By now, you’ve probably adjusted to life during COVID-19. Staying away from large gatherings and wearing a mask in public is the new normal. You’ve also learned how to safely access your TRICARE benefit. But now isn’t the time to let your guard down. These habits will be important to remember—especially as some restrictions begin to ease in your community. By continuing to take action and staying informed, you can help stop the spread of the coronavirus.

Oct. 5, 2020

Got TRICARE For Life Questions? Here’s What You Should Know

Will you soon be eligible for Medicare based on reaching age 65? If so, now’s the time to start thinking about your future health care needs. With TRICARE For Life (TFL) coverage, you can get the care you need while minimizing your out-of-pocket costs. As you begin to learn about TFL, you may have questions about costs, what’s covered, and if you’re eligible for it. By understanding how TRICARE and Medicare work together, you can get the most out of your coverage.

Oct. 5, 2020

Plan Now: TRICARE Select Enrollment Fees for Group A Retirees Coming January 2021

Did you hear the news about TRICARE Select enrollment fees? TRICARE Select Group A retirees must begin paying enrollment fees to maintain health coverage starting on Jan. 1, 2021. TRICARE Select is the name of the plan that replaced the former TRICARE Standard and TRICARE Extra programs in 2018.

Sept. 28, 2020

DHA Launches New Websites for Air Force Military Hospital and Clinics

On Sept. 1, the Defense Health Agency (DHA) launched 74 new websites for Air Force military hospital and clinics. ­This is an important step to modernize the Military Health System on the web. Each website moved to the TRICARE website to give patients a standard web experience.

Sept. 28, 2020

Suicide Prevention Resources: Take Care of Yourself and Each Other

Globally, people are facing challenges caused by COVID-19. The pandemic may cause anxiety and stress. These feelings may feel stronger with less social interaction. Feeling stressed, overwhelmed, or lonely might increase the risk for suicide for some people. It’s important to tend to your mental health and find ways to cope. There are many resources to help you. These include, but are not limited to, TRICARE mental health services.

Sept. 21, 2020

Join Sept. 24 Webinar on TRICARE After Retirement

Will you or a family member be retiring soon? Do you have questions about how your TRICARE coverage may change for you and your family as a retiree? Join the “How Do I Keep TRICARE Coverage After Retirement?” webinar on Sept. 24, from 1 to 2 p.m. ET to get your questions answered.

Sept. 21, 2020

Open Season is Coming: Take the Time to Prepare Now

The annual period when TRICARE beneficiaries can enroll in or change health plans for the next year, is right around the corner. Take the time now to learn about your eligibility, fees, as well as health, dental, and vision plan options.

Don't forget to keep your family's information up-to-date in DEERS.