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Make the Most of Your TRICARE Pharmacy Benefit in the New Year

Why not begin the New Year with a fresh look at your pharmacy benefit and what it can do for you.

TRICARE Pharmacy Home Delivery.

  • A safe and convenient way to get prescription medications you use regularly delivered right to you
  • Save time and money with one 90-day supply compared to three 30-day supplies at a retail pharmacy.
  • Registered pharmacists check for potentially harmful interactions.
  • Medication delivered in a tamper-proof, weather-resistant package with standard shipping provided at no cost to you.

E-prescribe.

  • A safe and secure way to send your prescriptions electronically to a pharmacy.
  • E-prescribing increases prescription accuracy and your doctor can send the prescription to a pharmacy of your choice.
  • If you use Home Delivery, tell your doctor you need a 90-day supply of medication and can add Express Scripts as a patient-preferred pharmacy.

Stick to your medication schedule.

  • Taking your medication as directed by your doctor is truly the best way to make sure you get the most from your pharmacy benefit.
  • Take your medication at the proper time and frequency as prescribed by your doctor, and refill and renew prescriptions as early as possible so you are never empty-handed.
  • Download the Express Scripts mobile app or sign up for automatic refills to help you stay on track.

Coordination of Benefits.

  • If you have insurance in addition to TRICARE, such as through your employer or a private program, this process decides the amount each plan pays for a claim.
  • Federal law requires that if your other health insurance has a pharmacy benefit, it is the primary payer for your prescriptions and TRICARE is the secondary payer.
  • You can coordinate your benefits online by finding pharmacies near you that are covered by your plan and are also included in the TRICARE network.
  • Online coordination of benefits helps you reduce upfront out-of-pocket expenses, eliminates the need to submit a paper claim, and you will never pay more than your TRICARE copayment. Learn more about coordinating your pharmacy benefits.

Note: If you have OHI and submit a claim for reimbursement without an EOB, your claim may be returned for missing information or explanation regarding your other coverage.

To contact Express Scripts or to learn more about your TRICARE pharmacy benefit visit express-scripts.com/TRICARE.




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