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How to Turn on Automatic Refills for Your TRICARE Home Delivery Prescriptions
FALLS CHURCH, Va. – Are you looking to get the most out of your TRICARE pharmacy benefit? Make sure you take some time to check out the TRICARE pharmacy automatic refill program. With automatic refills, you won’t have to remind yourself to refill your prescription. Before you run out of medication, Express Scripts will refill and ship your prescription to you for up to a 90-day supply, over the course of a prescription written for a 1-year supply. “With COVID-19 still a co...

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Posted on July 22, 2021







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New Fact Sheets Added to Your Online Statement
Your Social Security Statement, available on my Social Security, tells you how much you or your family can expect to receive in disability, survivor, and retirement benefits.  We’ve added new fact sheets to accompany the online Statement. These new fact sheets provide clarity and useful information, based on your age group and earnings situation. They can also help you better understand Social Security programs and benefits.  You can access your Statement and the new fa...

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Posted on July 19, 2021







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Changes Coming to Mailed Retiree Account Statements
For those retirees who still have a Retiree Account Statements (RAS) mailed to them, there will soon be some changes. DFAS Retired & Annuitant Pay is working diligently to identify efficiencies that can speed up the processing of requests and reduce costs. Currently, if your account is set to hardcopy (mail), you receive a RAS in the mail each time there is a change to your account to confirm that change, even if that means you are mailed more than one RAS during the month. We are elimi...

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Posted on July 19, 2021







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Women Veterans can access on-demand Women’s Health Transition Training
Transitioning servicewomen and recently separated women Veterans have access to information about VA women’s health services through the Women’s Health Transition Training course. The online, self-paced instruction is available at TAPevents.org/courses and is designed to complement VA’s Transition Assistance Program (TAP). Women Veterans can learn about VA’s gender-specific health care services. Women can also learn how to enroll in VA health care as quickl...

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Posted on July 15, 2021