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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.

Search the TRICARE Formulary     Find a TRICARE Network Pharmacy

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TRICARE Home Delivery

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6/27/2022
TRICARE Home Delivery

If you’re a TRICARE Pharmacy beneficiary, you have the option to get a 90-day supply of your prescription delivered to you. Visit www.militaryrx.express-scripts.com/home-delivery to get more details on TRICARE Pharmacy Home Delivery service.

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Filing a Pharmacy Claim

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6/27/2022
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Depending on where you pick up your prescription, you may need to file a claim to get reimbursed. Visit www.tricare.mil/PharmacyClaims to find the claims submission form and where you need to submit it.

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TRICARE Formulary Search Tool

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4/20/2022
TRICARE Formulary Search Tool

Managing your prescriptions can be tricky, but the TRICARE Formulary Search Tool can help! Learn how much you’ll pay, where you can get your prescriptions filled, and so much more. Click here after watching the video to check it out yourself: http://www.esrx.com/tform

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Pharmacy Inserts

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11/16/2021

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

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Pharmacy Screensaver

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11/16/2021
Pharmacy Screensaver

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

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DYK Maintenance Medications

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10/18/2019
DYK Maintenance Medications

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TRICARE Pharmacy Options

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10/18/2019
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How a Drug Becomes Covered by TRICARE 2019

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4/10/2019
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This infographic outlines the process TRICARE follows to determine which drugs it will cover, and how to categorize them.

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Military Health System Prescription Transfer Procedures

Policy

Effective immediately, all Department of Defense (DoD) military treatment facility (MTF) 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 timely manner.

Procedures on Responsibility of Dispensing Prescriptions at MTF Pharmacies 14-004

Policy

This memorandum clarifies procedures relating to Health Affairs Policy 04-032, "TRICARE Pharmacy Benefit Program Formulary Management," dated December 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 medications prescribed by MTF providers and restates procedures for obtaining 3rd tier (Nonformulary) and compounded medications for patients treated at MTFs.

TRICARE Retail Pharmacy

Policy

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 ofDefense's (DoD's) TRICARE Retail Pharmacy Contract.

TRICARE Mail Order Pharmacy Program

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Last Updated: November 02, 2022
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