Vision insurance for military families

Frustrated by the lack of vision coverage, and sometimes limiting and expensive dental coverage?  You’re in luck! The 2017 National Defense Authorization Act (way back in December 2016) contained an often-overlooked provision that paves the way for active duty and retired military families to purchase the vision and dental coverage that is offered through the […]

Get to know the Marine wife representing military spouses at the State of the Union

Lakesha Cole, a self-described “mom, author, and retail entrepreneur,” is attending the Presidential State of the Union Address tomorrow night as a guest of Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA). The Virginia native’s presence will underscore the issues with military spouse employment as well as Kaine’s soon-to-be-announced initiatives hoping to improve spouse career opportunities. “It’s a childhood […]

TRICARE: Users overcharged for drugs will receive refund checks

Thousands of Tricare users who were overcharged for drugs in early January after the system’s pharmacy contractor misunderstood a series of system changes will be sent refunds by mail, Tricare officials said today. Express Scripts, which manages the system’s pharmacy program and originally said 35,000 users were impacted by the glitch, “has informed the government it will process and […]