TRICARE is a health care program which is being controlled by the United States Department of Defense Military Health System but they also have the civilian benefits specific for military personnel, military retired people along with their dependents along with a few members of the Reserve Component. It is being managed by the TMA (TRICARE Management Activity) under the supervision and authority of Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs). It was previously called CHAMPUS (Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Uniform Services). There are options present to select the providers but the cost varies in them according to your choice of the provider.
The TRICARE Pharmacy Program is having the goal to be able to provide the pharmacy benefits to the eligible beneficiaries of the TRICARE including the on duty or retired service member and Reserve Component along with their dependents. They have picked up Express Scripts to send the home delivery, retail or special pharmacy services and each and everything is completely free in this program.
What Is Express Scripts?
Express Scripts is a benefit manager of pharmacy which not only provides the information but also the treatment to individuals. They also deal with the drug planning for companies, unions, government agencies making the prescription drugs and their use more secure and affordable. It has now coordinated with the TRICARE as the contractor. The duty of Express Scripts is to make home deliveries and retail network services related to pharmacy.
Step By Step Guide
1- You must have a computer and an internet access.
2- You must have a valid ID number
3- You must have a sponsor’s ID number.
1- Click on the link www.express-scripts.com/tricare and you will be directed to the website of Express Scripts TRICARE Pharmacy Program.
2- Now slick on the option “activate your account”
3- Now provide your personal information in the required fields.
4- Once you have provided your personal information then click on “Next”
5- But make sure that you have written a prescription or you are going otherwise the activation of account doesn’t guarantee your eligibility for the TRICARE Pharmacy Program.
What To Do In Case Of Any Confusion Or Complication?
- 1. In case of any query, complication or confusion you can easily refer to the FAQs page and your query will surely be solved by clicking on the link: http://www.express-scripts.com/TRICARE/faq/