How the "Talking Doctor" Helped my Military Kids Cope with Deployment

My in-laws have a fantasy with how  they view my family.

Their assumption is we have the perfect family. We only enjoy the benefits that the military offers dependents.  809 more words

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Health Scares are the worst.

Hi Friends!

Shortly after coming back from our cruise, I was feeling really sick, though it was nothing new. I would have to say, I had been feeling sick most of 2015. 395 more words


If You're Struggling, Help is Close by for Military Spouses

By Carole Van Holbeck, MSAN Mental Health Contributor

Sometimes life becomes a little too much for us. Our spouses are deployed and we are left to handle all the details of life. 1,091 more words


The Affordable Care Act, your taxes and you

Under the Affordable Care Act, all Americans including all military members (active duty, retired, Selected Reserve, or Retired Reserve) and their eligible family members must have health care coverage that meets a minimum standard called minimum essential coverage or pay a fee. 217 more words


TRICARE Pharmacy Copays Change February 1

On Feb 1, 2016, most copays for prescription drugs at Home Delivery and retail network pharmacies will increase slightly.

Military pharmacies and TRICARE Pharmacy Home Delivery will remain the lowest cost pharmacy option for TRICARE beneficiaries when some TRICARE pharmacy copays change in 2016. 146 more words


TRICARE Reform Begins on Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON — Tricare could be fixed rather than scrapped if the first House hearing Thursday on reforming the military health care system is any indication. 60 more words


TRICARE's Breastfeeding Policy: A New Mom's Experience

Recently, TRICARE implemented a new breastfeeding support policy including coverage for breast pumps. Our Association is generally pleased with this new policy because it gives families flexibility in terms of when, where, and how to purchase breast pumps and supplies. 472 more words

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