July 26, 2016

Dear Sgt Shaft
I understand that when I reach 65, I will need to obtain Medicare parts A & B to maintain my TFL since Prime goes away. 906 more words

Sgt. Shaft

Thursday Numbers

Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet. – Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Welcome to “Thursday Numbers!” In case you’re a first-time visitor, this is the weekly column where I take a look at the numbers that are in the news (in descending order) and provide commentary sometimes sprinkled with sarcasm. 635 more words

Steve Daines

TRICARE Retiree Dental Program

With its emphasis on diagnostic and preventive care, the TRICARE Retiree Dental Program can help you avoid bigger problems down the road.

 Did you know that more than 120 different diseases are first detected in the mouth? 80 more words


Health Care Nightmare 

I have never had an issue with my current insurance before. But since Nathan and I got married dealing with his/our insurance has been a nightmare. 200 more words


TRICARE Nurse Advice Line

Thanks to Gordon Lau for sharing this link

The Nurse Advice Line is available to all TRICARE beneficiaries in the U.S., except those enrolled in US Family Health Plan. 35 more words

Health & Safety

How to get a FREE Breast Pump!

I breastfed Ava for 10 months and plan on breastfeeding my newborn. Initially, I wasn’t in a hurry to figure out how to obtain a new breast pump using my insurance, TRICARE. 454 more words


New TRICARE fees delayed, military health system would be reorganized under bill

Thanks to Gordon Lau for sharing this article

Broad changes could be coming to TRICARE and the military health system under legislation being drafted by the House Armed Services Committee, but active-duty personnel and current retirees wouldn’t see the immediate hits to their wallets that were proposed earlier this year in the Pentagon’s fiscal 2017 budget. 41 more words