Navigating Motherhood in the Military

    This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of 1Natural Way, a TRICARE breast pump provider. All opinions are entirely my own.   I left active duty and transitioned to the reserves for several reasons. I loved the Navy and knew I wasn’t ready to hang up my uniform for good. […]

Why did TRICARE for Life prescription co-pays go up?

Military members and retirees, including Tricare for Life users, are used to slight drug price co-pay increases year over year. But when fees for 90-day supplies for prescription drugs received through the system’s mail-order pharmacy, Express Scripts, went from free to $7 on Feb. 1, many Tricare for Life users said they were blindsided. They had been told […]

TRICARE for Life users surprised by drug cost increase

Over the last few weeks, I have heard from many Tricare for Lifebeneficiaries caught off guard by the recent increase to pharmacy costs, including a change that moved drugs that had been completely free to a charge of $7 for a 90-day supply. Drug prices increased Feb. 1 for all Tricare users, including retirees over 65 […]

TRICARE website changes aim to make access easier

In the new year, the military’s health care website has spent time upgrading certain functions and features, hoping to become more user friendly and useful for beneficiaries. The improvements fall under three categories: Search function, organization, and mobile. TRICARE’s homepage now sports “search wizards” to improve function and access to plans, doctors, and phone numbers. […]