TRICARE

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Military Benefit Changes For 2020

Military Benefit Changes For 2020 Changes announced so far.  Please keep checking back, as we will continue updating new changes to your military benefits for 2020. TRICARE Drug Costs To Increase By Over 40% Every year on January 1st, TRICARE has its regular cost increases. In 2020, we will see updates on prescription drug costs…. Read more »

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Getting A Free Breast Pump With TRICARE

You may have heard that TRICARE will give you a free breast pump when you have a baby. But, you might also have some questions about how this all works, what you need to do to get your pump, and any other details about the benefit.  Here is what you need to know about getting… Read more »

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Military Discounts For New And Pregnant Moms

With a new baby on the way, you are most likely looking for ways to save money. Here is a list of military discounts for new and pregnant moms. Operation Special Delivery Operation Special Delivery was founded by a doula, Patricia Newton, after September 11th, 2001, to help support expecting mothers whose spouses were deployed,… Read more »

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What TRICARE Covers

As a member of the military or a spouse of a member of the military, you are entitled to TRICARE, which is a benefit of serving. You might have TRICARE Prime, TRICARE Select or another TRICARE plan. One of the most common questions people have is what TRICARE is and what it actually covers.  This… Read more »

Healthcare When Going from Active Duty to National Guard

There will be quite a few changes for those that make the decision to transition from active duty to National Guard. One of the biggest changes will be with healthcare when going from active duty to the National Guard or Reserves. Healthcare From Active Duty to National Guard As an active duty service member, you… Read more »

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TRICARE Adds A New Coverage For Babies

TRICARE has added a new coverage for babies. They will now be covering some or all of the cost of breast milk for those in need of the milk for their new baby. Here is what you need to know: When Will TRICARE Cover the Breast Milk? TRICARE will cover banked donor breast milk under… Read more »

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TRICARE Prime vs Select: How To Decide

Trying to decide between TRICARE Prime vs Select?  This is a question a lot of military families face. There is always a lot of discussion each winter during the Tricare Open Season concerning the differences between TRICARE Prime vs Select.  Here’s the breakdown. TRICARE Prime vs Select TRICARE Open Season “TRICARE Open Season is the… Read more »

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TRICARE Dental Changes for 2019

Here are the TRICARE dental changes for 2019. The TRICARE Retiree Dental Program (TRDP) ended on December 31, 2018. Anyone who had that plan was able to choose a dental plan from among 10 different dental carriers in the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP.) Coverage started on January 1, 2019 after a… Read more »