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Information for Pharmaceutical Manufacturers

This page is intended to provide information to Pharmaceutical Manufacturers about the TRICARE Retail Pharmacy Refund Program and the TRICARE Pharmacy Benefit Uniform Formulary. 

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Current Billing Schedule

1QCY17 – 4QCY18 Billing Schedule

Quarter  Billing Period  File Delivery  Demand Letter Date (Invoice)  Refund Payment Due Date  Dispute Cut Off Date
1QCY17 January - March 2017 June 9, 2017 July 19, 2017 August 18, 2017 August 18, 2017
2QCY17 April - June 2017 September 11, 2017 October 21, 2017 November 20, 2017
November 20, 2017
3QCY17 July - September 2017 December 11, 2017 January 20, 2018 February 19, 2018 February 19, 2018
4QCY17 October - December 2017 March 14, 2018 April 23, 2018 May 23, 2018 May 23, 2018
1QCY18 January - March 2018 June 11, 2018 July 21, 2018 August 20, 2018 August 20, 2018
2QCY18 April - June 2018 September 11, 2018 October 21, 2018 November 20, 2018 November 20, 2018
3QCY18 July - September 2018 December 11, 2018  January 20, 2019 February 19, 2019 February 19, 2019
4QCY18 October - December 2018 March 14, 2019 April 23, 2019 May 23, 2019 May 23, 2019

Please Note: This schedule also applies to executed UF-VARR and UF-ADP agreements.

Rebate File Format: Beginning October 31, 2012 current TRICARE Retail Refund utilization files will move from the NCPDP Version 3.x to NCPDP Version 5.x Rebate File Format. 

November 11, 2016 

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