The 86th Medical Group is now offering enrollment for TRICARE Plus eligible beneficiaries. TRICARE Plus is a program that allows beneficiaries who normally are only eligible to get care at a military treatment facility on a space-available basis to enroll at the MTF for primary care services and the appointed primary care manager.
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TRICARE beneficiaries who have an assigned primary care manager at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center can now make primary care appointments at their convenience using TRICARE Online. The website is easy to use, allows 24-hour access and helps avoid long wait times on the phone.
The Transitional Assistance Management Program provides 180 days of premium-free transitional health care benefits after regular TRICARE benefits end.
Europe is the perfect playground for the winter sports enthusiast, and many service members are packing up their families and headed to the mountains for a holiday in the snow. However, accidents on the steep slopes of the Alps are common and injuries can occur.
Space-available health care is available at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in certain clinics, but the number of available appointments can vary widely according to variables such as hospital staffing, Army transformation and support for its wartime mission.
The MHS leadership — composed of the assistant secretary of defense for Health Affairs, the director of the Defense Health Agency and the surgeons general of the military departments — are closely monitoring the situation regarding a possible government shutdown on the health services provided to our 9.6 million beneficiaries.
Starting in January, all individuals must maintain minimum health care coverage for themselves and all dependents claimed on their federal tax return, or must qualify for an exemption. Those who do not will be charged a penalty beginning with their 2014 federal tax return.
Each year, flu season affects millions of men, women and children. Flu season usually begins in October, so now is a great time to protect yourself and your family from the flu by getting vaccinated. The flu shot is easy to get and inexpensive — often free — for TRICARE beneficiaries, and this year, the flu vaccine offers even more protection.
Since Feb. 11, all beneficiaries must now request refills in advance via the pharmacy phone-in refill line or through the online TRICARE Mail Order Pharmacy. Refill requests will be ready for pick-up the next business day. Enforcing this policy will keep wait times to a minimum for everyone.