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Information for Pharmaceutical Manufacturers

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

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Current Billing Schedule

1QCY16 – 4QCY17 Billing Schedule

Quarter  Billing Period  File Delivery  Demand Letter Date (Invoice)  Refund Payment Due Date  Dispute Cut Off Date
1QCY16 January - March 2016 June 3, 2016 July 13, 2016 August 12, 2016 August 12, 2016
2QCY16 April - June 2016 September 2, 2016 October 12, 2016 November 11, 2016
November 11, 2016
3QCY16 July - September 2016 December 9, 2016 January 18, 2017 February 17, 2017 February 17, 2017
4QCY16 October - December 2016 March 14, 2017 April 23, 2017 May 23, 2017 May 23, 2017
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

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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