Get to Know TRICARE

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Get to know TRICARE, the military health plan for nearly 9.6 million U.S. active duty service members, National Guard and Reserve members, retirees, military family members, and others.

Episode Date
Get to Know TRICARE: Episode 9 - Filling Your Prescriptions is Vital
The final episode of the Take Command of Your Health series highlights how you can order your prescriptions through the TRICARE Pharmacy Program. Guest: U.S. Public Health Service Lieutenant Commander Teisha Robertson, Pharmacy Operations Division, Defense Health Agency
Jun 02, 2021
Get to Know TRICARE: Episode 8 - Keeping Your Mouth Healthy
Take Command of Your Health Series Healthy gums and teeth are key to a healthy smile. Brush up on your oral hygiene and learn more about your TRICARE Dental Program benefits. Guest: Army Col. Christensen Hsu, Chief, TRICARE Dental Program Section, Defense Health Agency
May 26, 2021
Get to Know TRICARE: Episode 7 - New Year, New You
Take Command Your Health Series Want to live a healthier lifestyle this year? Quitting tobacco is a step in the right direction. Check out these tips on how to quit tobacco, stay quit, and ways to support loved ones. Guest: U.S. Public Health Service Capt. Kimberly Elenberg, Chief, Total Force Fitness Branch, Defense Health Agency
May 19, 2021
Get to Know TRICARE: Episode 6 - Early Detection is Key
New Series: Take Command of Your Health Have you seen your doctor recently? Tune in for a discussion on why that matters. You can also learn about the preventive services you can get with TRICARE. Guest: Dr. James Black, Medical Director, Clinical Support Division, Defense Health Agency
May 12, 2021
Get to Know TRICARE: Bonus Episode - How We Can Fight Back Against COVID-19
We’re making progress against COVID-19. But the fight isn’t over yet. Protect yourself and others by taking precautions and getting the COVID-19 vaccine. Learn about vaccine safety, tools to help you find a vaccination site near you, and more. Guest: Col. Jennifer Garrison, Department of Defense Operation Planning Team Lead, DoD COVID-19 Vaccine Program
May 05, 2021
Get to Know TRICARE: Episode 4 - Help! How to File Claims
Need to file a claim? Not sure what paperwork you need? The TRICARE 101 series wraps up with everything you need to know about the claims filing process.
Apr 28, 2021
Get to Know TRICARE: Episode 3 - Let's Define Cost Terms
When it comes to health care, cost terms, like catastrophic cap, can be confusing. But having a keen understanding of them can prevent unexpected expenses. This episode helps demystify some TRICARE cost terms that may be confusing. Guest: Lennya Bonivento, Health Systems Analyst, Benefit Education and Research Team, Defense Health Agency
Apr 21, 2021
Get to Know TRICARE: Episode 2 - Getting the Care You Need
Did you know that finding a doctor with TRICARE is easy? Hear more about health care provider types and how you can get care with your plan. Guest: Calvin Keller, Health Systems Analyst, Benefit Education and Research Team, Defense Health Agency
Apr 14, 2021
Get to Know TRICARE: Episode 1 – Need a TRICARE Fresher?
Whether you’re new to TRICARE or a longtime beneficiary, it’s never a bad time to learn more about your benefit. Tune in for a refresher on the TRICARE program and your health plan options. Guest: Calvin Keller, Health Systems Analyst, Benefit Education and Research Team, Defense Health Agency
Mar 23, 2021