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Information for Patients: TRICARE Pharmacy Program

The TRICARE Pharmacy Program provides prescription drugs to beneficiaries in a safe, easy, and cost-effective manner. 

  • TRICARE has partnered with Express Scripts, Inc. to offer a robust pharmacy benefit.
  • TRICARE covers most prescription drugs approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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Apr 4, 2023

How to Approve Your TRICARE Home Delivery Prescription Refills

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Are your prescriptions enrolled in the TRICARE Pharmacy Home Delivery automatic refill program, administered by Express Scripts? If they are, did you know you must approve your refills before they’re sent to you? Not only is the process easy and convenient, but it will also help prevent excess prescription waste.

Nov 16, 2021

Pharmacy Inserts

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Pharmacy bag inserts for print with blue boarders. Notice of new copayments in effect on January 1, 2022. Links to for more information. Includes a QR code in the upper right corner and the TRICARE logo on the bottom right.

Nov 16, 2021

Pharmacy Screensaver

A screensaver reminding beneficiaries of the updated copayments taking effect on January 1, 2022. Links to for more information.

A screensaver reminding beneficiaries of the new copayments taking effect on January 1, 2022. Links to Includes a QR code in the upper right corner, the TRICARE logo centered in the footer, and graphics of military and retail pharmacies.

Mar 27, 2014

Memorandum: #14-006, Military Health System Prescription Transfer Procedures

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Effective immediately, all Department of Defense military treatment facility outpatient pharmacies will accept patient requests for prescription transfers from another MTF and from retail pharmacies. When another pharmacy requests prescription transfer information on behalf of a patient, DOD MTF outpatient pharmacies will respond to the inquirer in a ...

  • Identification #: 14-006
  • Type: Memorandum
Feb 28, 2014

Memorandum: #14-004, Procedures on Responsibility of Dispensing Prescriptions at MTF Pharmacies 14-004

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This memorandum clarifies procedures relating to Health Affairs Policy 04-032, "TRICARE Pharmacy Benefit Program Formulary Management," dated Dec. 22, 2004, which remains in effect. Specifically, this memorandum is addressed to all military treatment facility (MTF) providers and pharmacies. It revalidates the requirement for MTFs to provide ...

  • Identification #: 14-004
  • Type: Memorandum
Nov 29, 2010

Memorandum of Understanding: TRICARE Retail Pharmacy

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The purpose of this MOU is to authorize Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical facilities to dispense pharmaceuticals to eligible TRICARE beneficiaries in VA medical facilities, and to receive reimbursement through the Department of Defense's (DOD's) TRICARE Retail Pharmacy Contract.

  • Identification #: N/A
  • Type: Memorandum of Understanding
Last Updated: July 11, 2023
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