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TRICARE Changes and You

The Military Health System (MHS) is modernizing to better serve you and respond to changes in law and policy. Over the coming months and years, you will see some significant changes to the TRICARE health plan. 

TRICARE Changes and You

What can you do now to prepare for the changes?

To make sure you are prepared for the changes, you can:

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Lab developed tests help keep military medicine on the leading edge of innovation

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7/24/2017
Air Force Staff Sgt. Mari Crespo, a medical laboratory technician, conducts tests on a blood bank unit at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, June 26, 2017. A program that allows lab developed tests for purchased care for TRICARE beneficiaries has been renewed. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Teresa J. Cleveland)

A program that allows coverage of lab developed tests for purchased care for TRICARE beneficiaries has been renewed.

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Policy Memorandum to Establish 2018 Monthly Premium Rates for TRICARE Reserve Select and TRICARE Retired Reserve

Policy

This policy memorandum establishes the 2018 monthly premium rates for TRICARE Reserve Select and TRICARE Retired Reserve.

Reduction of 3 TRICARE Regions to 2

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1/24/2017
TRICARE Regions are changing later this year from 3 to 2.

Later this year, TRICARE's regions are changing from North - South - West to East - West. With these region changes come other changes for beneficiaries.

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Affordable Care Act mandates reporting minimum essential health care coverage

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1/6/2017
Navy Capt. Jesse Geibe, Naval Hospital Jacksonville director for public health, listens to a patient’s heart rate. The Jacksonville Business Journal honored Geibe as a 2016 Health Care Hero. Defense Department officials are reminding military and civilian employees that they must report their health care coverage to the Internal Revenue Service when they file their 2016 federal income tax form. (U.S. Navy photo by Jacob Sippel)

Defense Department civilians, military members, nonappropriated funds employees and their families will need to validate their minimum essential health care coverage as reported to the Internal Revenue Service

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Preventive Services for Standard Beneficiaries

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1/6/2017
Preventive Services for Standard Beneficiaries

This TRICARE TV Episode discusses TRICARE's preventive health benefits for TRICARE Standard Beneficiaries.

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Preventive Services for Prime Beneficiaries

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1/3/2017
Preventive Services for Prime Beneficiaries

This TRICARE TV Episode discusses TRICARE's preventive health benefits for TRICARE Prime Beneficiaries.

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Defense Health Agency Year in Review

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12/20/2016
Defense Health Agency’s Director, Navy Vice Adm. Raquel Bono, visited the Medical Education and Training Campus at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, to see the training of the next generation of enlisted medical personnel earlier this fall.

As 2016 comes to an end, it is important to reflect on the goals, accomplishments and events that shaped DHA this year

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GAO upholds TRICARE contract awards

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11/15/2016
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The Government Accountability Office announced the results of its review of the protests filed against the TRICARE 2017 Managed Care Support Contracts awards November 11

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TRICARE and the Affordable Care Act

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11/9/2016
Do I have MEC? Infographic

MEC is the "minimum essential coverage" that you're required to have by the Affordable Care Act.

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Approved Laboratory Developed Tests

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10/21/2016

Approved Laboratory Developed Tests by Test Name or by Gene(s) Tested

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The Defense Health Agency makes additional laboratory developed tests available

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10/21/2016
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The Defense Health Agency updated its policies, making 25 additional laboratory developed tests available to TRICARE patients

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Ten defendants charged in $100 Million TRICARE fraud scheme

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10/17/2016
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Special agents with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Defense Criminal Investigative Service arrested nine defendants this week in connection with their roles in a $100 million health care fraud conspiracy perpetrated against TRICARE

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Memorandum to Establish 2017 TRICARE Reserve Select and TRICARE Retired Reserve Rates

Policy

Calendar Year 2017 premium rates are established for TRICARE Reserve Select and TRICARE Retired Reserve as specified in the attachment. Please provide widest dissemination. This information can be found at www.tricare.mil/trs and www.tricare.mil/trr.

Memorandum to Establish 2017 Premium Rates for the TRICARE Young Adult Program

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This memo establishes the CY2017 Premium Rates for TRICARE Young Adult

TRICARE publications gets redesign, new look

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10/3/2016
The TRICARE revamped suite includes a brand-new TRICARE Stateside Guide – a one-stop resource for all stateside coverage information. (TRICARE graphic)

TRICARE offers a wide range of informational materials to help people understand their coverage and make important health care and financial decisions for themselves and their families

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