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  • Tricare Selected Reserve termination explained

    Office of the Secretary of Defense will allow members up to five months, instead of the original three-month period, to pay overdue premiums to have coverage reinstated and will honor any medical services and bills incurred during that time, once premiums are paid.
  • Tricare Open Season continues through Dec. 9

    Tricare Open Season begins on Nov. 11 and a town hall was held in the Tinker Event Center on Nov. 5 to answer questions about enrolling, as well as recent changes being made to the Air Force medical system.  Open Season is a time for all eligible non-active duty service members to enroll in or change their Tricare Prime or Tricare Select health
  • Change your health insurance before the clock runs out

    Unlike in years past, all non-active duty TRICARE participants have the chance to change their health insurance plan during open season, Nov. 12 to Dec. 10, according to information provided at a town hall meeting held by 72nd Medical Group Commander Col. Jennifer Trinkle on Sept. 5 at Tinker Air Force Base.More than 200 Tinker AFB beneficiaries
  • Change your health insurance before the clock runs out

    Unlike in years past, all TRICARE participants have the chance to change their health insurance plan during open season, Nov. 12 to Dec. 10, according to information provided at a town hall meeting held by 72nd Medical Group Commander Col. Jennifer Trinkle on Sept. 5 here.More than 200 Tinker Air Force Base beneficiaries attended the town hall to
  • Take command: Urgent care now easier to access

    As of Jan. 1, 2018, most TRICARE Prime enrollees no longer need a referral for urgent care visits and point-of-service charges no longer apply for urgent care claims. This change replaces the previous policy, which waived referrals for the first two urgent care visits per year.
  • Take command: Enroll now for 2018 TRICARE coverage

    On Jan. 1, 2018, there are a number of changes coming to your TRICARE benefit. This includes a change to the current TRICARE regions. The current three regions (North, South and West) will become two regions (East and West). There will be new regional contractors for the new East and West regions.
  • Take Command: Changes to TRICARE disenrollment coming in 2018

    As part of the changes coming to TRICARE on Jan. 1, 2018, there will be new rules affecting disenrollment.
  • TRICARE payment types for calendar year 2018

    With the Jan. 1, 2018 changes to new stateside regions and contractors, you may need to update your payment option to guarantee continued payment of your TRICARE enrollment fees and monthly premiums.
  • Take command with TRICARE changes: Enrollments shifting from fiscal to calendar year starting in January 2018

    Starting Jan. 1, 2018, cost changes for TRICARE benefits transition from a fiscal year period to a calendar year period. Changing from fiscal year (Oct. 1 – Sept. 30) to calendar year (Jan. 1 – Dec. 31) makes the TRICARE benefit consistent with civilian health plans. The change will largely affect those plans which have an enrollment fee and are currently billed by the fiscal year.
  • Take command: Register to learn about upcoming changes to TRICARE

    The Military Health System is modernizing TRICARE to better serve you and respond to changes in law and policy. Join us for our next webinar on Thursday, Oct. 5, from 1 to 2 p.m. (EDT) to learn how TRICARE is changing and how to prepare for these changes.
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